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acculturate (v.)

"adopt and assimilate an alien culture," 1925 (implied in acculturated), a back-formation from acculturation (q.v.). Acculturize was used from 1895. Related: Acculturating.

updated on September 13, 2022

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Definitions of acculturate from WordNet

acculturate (v.)
assimilate culturally;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.