acculturation

Definition of acculturation

noun:

  • the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture". Synonyms: enculturation, socialisation, socialization.
  • all the knowledge and values shared by a society. Synonyms: culture.
  • the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure. Synonyms: assimilation.

Related words

breeding, cultivation, fosterage, fostering, meme, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing.

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  • acculturation is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 17 points
  • acculturation is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 17 points
  • acculturation is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 23 points
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