(ˈ)dē¦kəlchə¦rāshən also də̇¦k-
plural -s
: the process of divesting a tribe or people of their indigenous traits
for many native peoples brought involuntarily and reluctantly into contact with western civilization, acculturation is all too often deculturationDavid Bidney

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“Deculturation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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