transculturation

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

Definition of transculturation

: 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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History and Etymology for transculturation

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

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“Transculturation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transculturation. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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