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culturati

[ kuhl-chuh-rah-tee, -rey-tahy ]
/ ˌkʌl tʃəˈrɑ ti, -ˈreɪ taɪ /
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noun (usually used with a plural verb)
people deeply interested in cultural and artistic matters: Discerning culturati are eagerly awaiting the museum's opening.
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Origin of culturati

First recorded in 1890–95; culture + -ati, patterned on literati
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