verb (used with object), verb (used without object), acculturated, acculturating.
to alter by acculturation.

1930–35; back formation from acculturation

acculturative, adjective
nonacculturated, adjective
unacculturated, adjective Unabridged
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acculturate (əˈkʌltʃəˌreɪt)
(of a cultural or social group) to assimilate the cultural traits of another group
[C20: from ad- + culture + -ate1]

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Example sentences
We already have mechanisms in place to acculturate grad students.
They are also are changing their dietary practices as they acculturate.
Most nations were quick to acculturate the horse into their lifestyle.
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