acculture

See also: acculturé

EnglishEdit

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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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
Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 21:30