Definition of acculturate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

acculturate

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈkʌltʃəˌreɪt//
 
[intransitive, transitive]acculturate (somebody) (to something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they acculturate
 
he / she / it acculturates
 
past simple acculturated
 
-ing form acculturating
 
 
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to learn to live successfully in a different culture; to help someone to do this people who have acculturated to the United States The course is designed to acculturate new staff.
acculturation
 
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NAmE//əˌkʌltʃəˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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