from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause (a society, for example) to change by the process of acculturation.
- intransitive v. To change or be modified by acculturation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To change one's culture based on the influence of another culture, especially a more advanced culture.
- v. To change by acquiring the culture of society, starting at birth.
- v. To be changed by acculturation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. assimilate culturally
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Hispanics and Latinos south of the border is to "acculturate" their site, which includes many variables, and which the firm he presents offers to their clients.
Humans have no right to acculturate Apes under our standards.
Yet how do we cultivate pride in our rich, vibrant, and multi-faceted Latino heritage and ensure its preservation when we are told to acculturate?
And finally, and most importantly, people are the most important component as I acculturate into Mexico.
Instead, we acculturate people who could become either lawyers or scientists to make choices and opt for experiences that make them far more likely to choose law.
A lot of times I am living in this country trying to acculturate, but at the same time I want to preserve the Asian culture.
Latin Americans, he said, won't acculturate as did previous waves of U.S. immigrants.
Interestingly, the European Sephardim in the 18th century exerted a strong influence upon the German Jews who also sought to acculturate to their model of Religious Humanism.
And they are injustice even when practiced by Blacks, who in order to get along, let alone prosper in a White majority society, must acculturate and accommodate to contagiously transmitted HAPPY VICTIMIZER codes to one degree or another (e.g., imitate people who engage in cruel behaviors, etc., because they connect their cruelty to their apparent happiness, success and freedom).
Unless ethnic cleansing becomes the official policy of the Seattle government - they will have to find ways to acculturate and assimilate whoever make stheir way into the conUS.