enculturation


en·cul·tur·a·tion

noun \in-ˌkəl-chə-ˈrā-shən, (ˌ)en-\

Definition of ENCULTURATION

:  the process by which an individual learns the traditional content of a culture and assimilates its practices and values
en·cul·tur·ate \-ˈkəl-chə-ˌrāt\ verb

First Known Use of ENCULTURATION

1948

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt

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