culture conflict

noun

: the conflict of behavior patterns and values that results when different cultures are incompletely assimilated
especially : the conflict that may find expression in high rates of criminality and delinquency

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of culture conflict was in 1949

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“Culture conflict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culture%20conflict. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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