- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
NounModificarAcculturation (countable and uncountable; plural Acculturations)
- A process by which the culture of an isolated society changes on contact with a different one
- A process by which a person acquires the culture of the society that he/she inhabits
- Some social scientists reverse the meanings of enculturation and acculturation. Primary socialization is sometimes called enculturation, while secondary socialization is sometimes called acculturation.
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