- The definition of cultural anthropology is the study of past and present societies and the language, traditions, customs, and behavior that are both similar or different from one to another.
An example of cultural anthropology is ethnology.
cultural anthropology definition by Webster's New World
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a major division of anthropology that deals with all aspects of past and present human cultures, including language, customs, and behavior
cultural anthropology definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The scientific study of the development of human cultures based on ethnologic, ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data and methods of analysis.
cultural anthropology - Science Definition
The branch of anthropology that studies the development of human cultures based on ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data. Compare physical anthropology.