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acculturation (n.)

"the adoption and assimilation of an alien culture" [OED], 1880, from assimilated form of ad- "to" + culture (n.) + noun ending -ation.

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Definitions of acculturation

acculturation (n.)
the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture;
acculturation (n.)
all the knowledge and values shared by a society;
Synonyms: culture
acculturation (n.)
the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure;
Synonyms: assimilation
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