Culture can be defined as the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
It can also be understood as the ideas, customs, and social behavior of a particular people or society.
Components of culture All cultures are characterized by constant change.
As a dynamic phenomenon, cultures are under constant change and they must adapt to environmental changes.
To answer the question about the importance of culture, one has to consider its role in people’s everyday lives.
Because culture affects how people behave and interact with each other, it helps you build relationships with others when you understand other cultures and perspectives.
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