trans·​cul·​tur·​al tran(t)s-ˈkəl-chə-rəl How to pronounce transcultural (audio)
: involving, encompassing, or extending across two or more cultures

Examples of transcultural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Overall, Crazy Like Us is a fascinating book about transcultural psychiatry and medical anthropology. Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 6 Feb. 2010 Dubin also hopes the transcultural nature of Benjamin's work attracts new visitors to the Jewish Museum including members of the South Asian and other religious communities. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 23 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of transcultural was in 1951

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“Transcultural.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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trans·​cul·​tur·​al tran(t)s-ˈkəlch-(ə-)rəl How to pronounce transcultural (audio)
: involving or extending across two or more cultures
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