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acculturize

[uh-kuhl-chuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), ac·cul·tur·ized, ac·cul·tur·iz·ing.
  1. 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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