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[soh-see-oh-kuhl-cher-uh l, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊˈkʌl tʃər əl, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/
of, relating to, or signifying the combination or interaction of social and cultural elements.
Origin of sociocultural
1925-30; socio- + cultural
Related forms
socioculturally, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There is surprisingly little evidence for the impact of sociocultural variables on literacy achievement or development.
  • Wherever there is language, there are different varieties, and each variety carries a history and a sociocultural context.
  • The appointment is for teaching and research in one of the two disciplinary areas of archaeology or sociocultural anthropology.
  • She had been living there, well aware of the sociocultural influences that traveled both ways between natives and outsiders.
  • Today sociocultural anthropologists attend to all these elements.

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