acculture
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈkʌl.tʃəɹ/
Verb

acculture (accultures, present participle acculturing; past and past participle accultured)

  1. To familiarize oneself with, and adopt a new culture, especially by an immigrant
    I accultured myself very easily when I moved from Chile to Brazil; Portuguese, being similar to Spanish, was easy to learn. It might have been harder to acculture to life in Hong Kong.
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