One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Restricted in character or outlook by belonging or referring to a particular culture.‘what evidence there is may be culture-bound, since most of it comes from the USA’
- ‘However, psychotherapy itself is a highly culture-bound mainstream phenomenon that generally ignores and thereby perpetuates issues of power.’
- ‘Then there are culture-bound syndromes, conditions that are only found in specific locations.’
- ‘He doesn't deny that technology has a place, but it also has its limits in being able to cope with all the inferences, nuances and culture-bound applications that make up meaning.’
- ‘Treatment packages are entirely too culture-bound as they exist now.’
- ‘It has been said that education is culture-bound.’
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