Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun acculturation

3 senses of acculturation

Sense 1
socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation -- (the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture")
       => social control -- (control exerted (actively or passively) by group action)

Sense 2
acculturation, culture -- (all the knowledge and values shared by a society)
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Sense 3
acculturation, assimilation -- (the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure)
       => education -- (the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's")

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