acculture

See also: acculturé

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈkʌl.tʃəɹ/
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VerbEdit

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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ParticipleEdit

accultūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of accultūrus
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