Acculturation

All possible synonyms of the word Acculturation as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acculturation, assimilation

Definition

  • the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

Synonyms

  • acculturation
  • assimilation

Hypernyms

  • education: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

Acculturation, culture

Definition

  • all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Synonyms

  • acculturation
  • culture

Hypernyms

  • content, cognitive content, mental object: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Hyponyms

  • meme: a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"

Socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation

Definition

  • the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

Synonyms

  • socialization
  • socialisation
  • acculturation
  • enculturation

Hypernyms

  • social control: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

Hyponyms

  • cultivation: socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"
  • breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing: helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"

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