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enculturation

Definitions of enculturation
  1. noun
    the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
    synonyms: acculturation, socialisation, socialization
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    types:
    cultivation
    socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
    breeding, bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing
    helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    type of:
    social control
    control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
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