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acculturate

[uh-kuhl-chuh-reyt] /əˈkʌl tʃəˌreɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), acculturated, acculturating.
1.
to alter by acculturation.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; back formation from acculturation
Related forms
acculturative, adjective
nonacculturated, adjective
unacculturated, adjective
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acculturate

/əˈkʌltʃəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(of a cultural or social group) to assimilate the cultural traits of another group
Derived Forms
acculturation, noun
Word Origin
C20: from ad- + culture + -ate1
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