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English noun: enculturation

1. enculturation (act) the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

SamplesThe socialization of children to the norms of their culture.

Synonymsacculturation, socialisation, socialization

Broader (hypernym)social control

Narrower (hyponym)breeding, bringing up, cultivation, fosterage, fostering, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing

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