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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.) byenculturation.

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Origin of enculturate

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