Synonyms for acculturation

Synonyms for (noun) acculturation

Synonyms: socialisation, socialization, enculturation, acculturation

Definition: the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

Usage: the socialization of children to the norms of their culture

Similar words: social control

Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

Synonyms: assimilation, acculturation

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

Similar words: education

Definition: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

Usage: education is a preparation for life; a girl's education was less important than a boy's

Synonyms: culture, acculturation

Definition: all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

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