acculturational
adjective see acculturation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • acculturational — See acculturation. * * * …   Universalium

  • acculturational — adjective Of or pertaining to acculturation …   Wiktionary

  • acculturational — adj. of acculturation, of the adoption of a foreign culture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acculturational — ac·cul·tur·a·tion·al …   English syllables

  • acculturational — adjective of or relating to acculturation • Syn: ↑acculturative • Pertains to noun: ↑acculturation (for: ↑acculturative), ↑acculturation • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acculturation — acculturational, adj. /euh kul cheuh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another group. 2. the result of this process. [1875 80, Amer.; AC + CULTURE + ATION] * * * ▪ anthropology       the… …   Universalium

  • acculturative — adjective of or relating to acculturation • Syn: ↑acculturational • Pertains to noun: ↑acculturation, ↑acculturation (for: ↑acculturational) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acculturation — noun 1. the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture (Freq. 1) the socialization of children to the norms of their culture • Syn: ↑socialization, ↑socialisation, ↑enculturation • Derivationally related forms: ↑accult …   Useful english dictionary

  • acculturative — adj. 1. of or pertaining to acculturation (definition 3). Syn: acculturational [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acculturation — noun Date: 1880 1. cultural modification of an individual, group, or people by adapting to or borrowing traits from another culture; also a merging of cultures as a result of prolonged contact 2. the process by which a human being acquires the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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