acculturize

[ uh-kuhl-chuh-rahyz ]
/ əˈkʌl tʃəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), ac·cul·tur·ized, ac·cul·tur·iz·ing.

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

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Also especially British, ac·cul·tur·ise .

Origin of acculturize

First recorded in 1890–95; accultur(ation) + -ize
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