acculturation - definitions and synonyms

acculturation noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

    Example Sentenses:

    • the socialization of children to the norms of their culture

  2. English Meaning: 

    : all the knowledge and values shared by a society

    Synonyms:

    culture
  3. English Meaning: 

    : the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

    Synonyms:

    assimilation