acculturize

transitive verb
ac·​cul·​tur·​ize | \ -chəˌrīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of acculturize

: to cause (a people) to adopt the culture of another

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First Known Use of acculturize

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acculturize

acculturation + -ize

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“Acculturize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acculturize. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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