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Princeton's WordNet

  1. youth culture(noun)

    young adults (a generational unit) considered as a cultural class or subculture


  1. Youth culture

    Youth culture is "the sum of the ways of living of adolescents; it refers to the body of norms, values, and practices recognized and shared by members of the adolescent society as appropriate guides to actions". This definition includes two elements. The first is culture, which can be defined as the symbolic systems, and processes of maintaining and transforming those systems, that people share. The second part of this definition is that youth culture is specific to adolescents, and differs at least partially from the culture of older generations. Elements of youth culture include beliefs, behaviors, styles, and interests. An emphasis on clothes, popular music, sports, vocabulary, and dating set adolescents apart from other age groups, giving them what many believe is a distinct culture of their own. Within youth culture, there are many distinct and constantly changing youth subcultures. These subcultures’ norms, values, behaviors, and styles vary widely, and may differ from the general youth culture.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of youth culture in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of youth culture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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