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enculturate

[ en-kuhl-chuh-reyt ]
/ ɛnˈkʌl tʃəˌreɪt /
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verb (used with object), en·cul·tu·rat·ed, en·cul·tu·rat·ing.
to change, modify, or adapt (behavior, ideas, etc.) by enculturation.
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Sometimes in·cul·tu·rate [in-kuhl-chuh-reyt] /ɪnˈkʌl tʃəˌreɪt/ .

Origin of enculturate

Back formation from enculturation

OTHER WORDS FROM enculturate

en·cul·tu·ra·tive [en-kuhl-chuh-rey-tiv, -cher-uh-tiv], /ɛnˈkʌl tʃəˌreɪ tɪv, -tʃər ə tɪv/, adjective
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