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Synonyms for acculturation
əˌkʌl tʃəˈreɪ ʃənac·cul·tur·a·tion

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  1. socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturationnoun

    the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

    "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

    Synonyms:
    socialization, culture, socialising, assimilation, socialisation, enculturation, socializing

  2. acculturation, culturenoun

    all the knowledge and values shared by a society

    Synonyms:
    socialization, enculturation, civilization, assimilation, finish, culture, socialisation, civilisation, polish, cultivation, refinement

  3. acculturation, assimilationnoun

    the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

    Synonyms:
    enculturation, culture, socialization, assimilation, socialisation, absorption

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How to use acculturation in a sentence?

  1. Mubin Shaikh:

    When you're dealing with first, second, even third generation individuals from various ethnic backgrounds, there are still problems of acculturation and integration.

  2. Kevin Thomas:

    Acculturation to the U.S. has led to decreased activity, obesity and worse health outcomes.


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