transculturation

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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 18 Jul. 2024.

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