Definition of socialization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsoʊʃələˈzeɪʃn//
[uncountable] (formal) Raising children
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the process by which somebody, especially a child, learns to behave in a way that is acceptable in their society See related entries: Raising children
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