acculture

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See also: acculturé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either ac- +‎ culture or a back-formation from acculturation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈkʌl.tʃəɹ/
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Verb[edit]

acculture (third-person singular simple present accultures, present participle acculturing, simple past and past participle accultured)

  1. To familiarize oneself with, and adopt a new culture, especially by an immigrant
    I accultured myself very easily when I moved from Chile to Brazil; Portuguese, being similar to Spanish, was easy to learn. It might have been harder to acculture to life in Hong Kong.

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acculture

  1. first-person singular present indicative of acculturer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of acculturer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of acculturer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of acculturer
  5. second-person singular imperative of acculturer