[ kuhl-cher-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈkʌl tʃər əˌlaɪz /

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

to expose or subject to the influence of culture.
Also especially British, cul·tur·al·ise.

Origin of culturalize

Related formscul·tur·al·i·za·tion, nounde·cul·tur·al·ize, verb (used with object), de·cul·tur·al·ized, de·cul·tur·al·iz·ing. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for culturalization



by 1929; see cultural + -ization.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper