cultural relativity

noun Sociology.

a concept that cultural norms and values derive their meaning within a specific social context.Also called cultural relativism.Compare ethnocentrism(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. cultural diversity,
  2. cultural exchange,
  3. cultural imperialism,
  4. cultural lag,
  5. cultural pluralism,
  6. cultural revolution,
  7. cultural revolution, great proletarian,
  8. cultural sociology,
  9. cultural universal,
  10. culturalization Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019