HyperDic: enculturation

English > 1 sense of the word enculturation:
NOUNactenculturation, socialization, socialisation, acculturationthe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
English > enculturation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture.
Synonymssocialization, socialisation, acculturation
Narrowerbreeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringingHelping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
cultivationsocialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
Broadersocial controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Spanishaculturación, endoculturación
Catalanaculturació

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