enculturate
verb see enculturation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • enculturate — enculturative /en kul cheuh ray tiv, cheuhr euh tiv/, adj. /en kul cheuh rayt /, v.t., enculturated, enculturating. to change, modify, or adapt (behavior, ideas, etc.) by enculturation. [back formation from ENCULTURATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • enculturate — verb To subject to enculturation. While Nippon Kaisha recruits, trains, and enculturates individuals, these individuals in turn create, modify, and develop the Nippon Kaisha culture …   Wiktionary

  • enculturate — en·cul·tu·rate …   English syllables

  • enculturate — ə̇nˈkəlchəˌrāt, en transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: probably back formation from enculturation : to modify or condition by enculturation enculturated to the established norms of behavior M.J.Herskovits * * * enculturative /en kul cheuh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • enculturation — noun Date: 1948 the process by which an individual learns the traditional content of a culture and assimilates its practices and values • enculturate verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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