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Definition of the verb acculturate
What does acculturate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: acculturated | acculturating | acculturates
- assimilate culturally
Alternative definition of the verb acculturate
- [transitive] To change one's culture based on the influence of another culture.
- [intransitive] To be changed by acculturation.
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Sociological and Psychological Currents by Timothy J. Owens, Sheldon Stryker, Norman Goodman
appropriate framework for the study of self-esteem because to assimilate and acculturate is an unfolding process (like a life) that is affected by structural factors (e.g., size of group, presence of ethnic enclaves). These processes create ...
by Steven J. Gold, Stephanie J. Nawyn
Psychological acculturation is concerned with both, and how immigrants acculturate is a product of combi— nations of individual—difference and acculturation—related factors. Within—group variability is as likely in relevant resources as in ...
A Multicultural/multimodal/multisystems Approach to Working with Culturally Different Families (1997)
by Sharon-Ann Gopaul-McNicol
One's ability to acculturate is a crucial indicator of ...
World Politics on Screen (2014)
Understanding International Relations through Popular Culture by Mark A. Sachleben
The failure to acculturate is a common complaint among those who oppose immigration, ...
Encyclopedia of Tourism (2002)
by Jafar Jafari
Strangers may acculturate, but, owing to the nature of the host society's rules of membership, still not be accepted. In this case they remain as 'acculturated outsiders'. There may also be a disjunction between the two cultural dimensions: ...
by Sherwood Thompson
Intergroup Acculturation: Ethnic groups acculturate not just to the society at large but also to other ethnic groups. Sometimes this has involved ethnic groups living in adjoining neighborhoods or creating multiethnic communities, in which ...
by Archie Hobson
acculturate. ac•cul•tur•ate |/ek/l£/frMt| • v. assimilate or cause to assimilate a different culture, typically the dominant one: [intrans.] acculturated to the United States | [trans.] the next weeks were spent acculturating thefield staff| [as adj.] ...
by Josue M. Gonzalez
acculturate, contributes to the existing achievement gap for a large number of bicultural children. This discrepancy between bicultural and mainstream student academic success has led to a number of theories attempting to explain this ...
by James A. Banks
Further, nondominant groups may be forced to acculturate in certain ways because of laws and policies imposed by the dominant group. For example, Jim Crow laws forced African Americans to adopt the separation strategy by mandating ...
by Wolfgang Donsbach
To join an outgroup, as, for instance, with immigrants wishing to acculturate into a host community, we communicate with ...
by Simon J Bronner
formation as different groups acculturate to one another and adapt to diverse environments. In this view, comparisons of exterior elevations and interior floor plans are especially important to document and categorize (by regional and ethnic ...
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Video shows what acculturate means. To change one's culture based on the influence of another culture, especially a more advanced culture.. To change by ...
Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1L1T1U1R1A1T1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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