the process whereby individuals learn their group's culture, through experience, observation, and instruction.
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- Sometimes in·cul·tu·ra·tion [in-kuhl-chuh-rey-shuhn] /ɪnˌkʌl tʃəˈreɪ ʃən/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for enculturation
another word for socialization
- enculturative (ɛnˈkʌltʃʊrətɪv), adjective
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