to alter by .
(of a cultural or social group) to assimilate the cultural traits of another group

1934, back-formation from acculturation. Related: Acculturated; acculturating.

Read Also:

  • Acculturation

    the process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another group. the result of this process. Contemporary Examples His family is a case study in the acculturation process he now trumpets. Meet the Fútbol Moms Bryan Curtis July 17, 2011 Historical Examples It took a lot of taming, or acculturation, for sex to […]

  • Acculturationist

    a person who studies the process of .

  • Acculturize

    to cause (a nation, tribe, or other ethnic group) to adopt the culture of another people.

  • Accum

    . Historical Examples accum has preserved, in his now antique pages, some of the recipes in vogue in his day. Curiosities of Civilization Andrew Wynter An instance of this is related by accum, which goes directly to the point. Curiosities of Civilization Andrew Wynter The following table from accum, gives the rate of starch and […]

  • Accumbent

    reclining; recumbent: accumbent posture. Botany. lying against something. Historical Examples The cotyledons are accumbent when they lie with their edges against the radicle, 128. The Elements of Botany Asa Gray accumbent, ak-kumb′ent, adj. lying down or reclining on a couch. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various The radicle r is folded […]

Disclaimer: Acculturate definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.