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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To cause (a society, for example) to change by the process of acculturation.
  • intransitive verb To change or be modified by acculturation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To change one's culture based on the influence of another culture, especially a more advanced culture.
  • verb transitive To change by acquiring the culture of society, starting at birth.
  • verb intransitive To be changed by acculturation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb assimilate culturally

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