Definition of culture-bound in English:

culture-bound

adjective

  • Restricted in character or outlook by belonging or referring to a particular culture.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘However, psychotherapy itself is a highly culture-bound mainstream phenomenon that generally ignores and thereby perpetuates issues of power.’
    • ‘Treatment packages are entirely too culture-bound as they exist now.’
    • ‘Then there are culture-bound syndromes, conditions that are only found in specific locations.’
    • ‘It has been said that education is culture-bound.’

Pronunciation:

culture-bound

/ˈkəlCHərˌbound/