transculturation

noun trans·cul·tu·ra·tion \ ˌtranzˌkəlchəˈrāshən , -n(t)ˌsk- \

Definition of transculturation

plural -s
:a process of cultural transformation marked by the influx of new culture elements and the loss or alteration of existing ones — compare acculturation

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Origin and Etymology of transculturation

International Scientific Vocabulary trans- + culture + -ation; probably originally formed in Spanish


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