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  • n. Alternative spelling of socialization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See socialization, socialize.

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

  • n. the action of establishing on a socialist basis
  • n. the act of meeting for social purposes
  • n. the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture


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  • As part of the project, the ElderGames team identified and developed games that older people would find interesting, would help maintain socialisation and use important cognitive skills. heh

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  • Mr Blake needs 'socialisation' as part of his fostering program.

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  • This "socialisation" process, Gen Sheehan said, "included open homosexuality" and led to "a focus on peacekeeping operations because they did not believe the Germans were going to attack again or the Soviets were coming back".

    BBC - Ouch

  • Cronin said the SACP's perspective on "socialisation" was located within the context of the alliance's shared priorities -- jobs, sustainable livelihoods, health care, education, rural development and fighting crime and corruption.

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  • In it Pamuk describes the "socialisation" of emotions right down to the most intimate impulses, writes

  • Vavi said Cosatu supported the SACP's view that "socialisation" of key sectors for the benefit of all the people was preferable to state ownership, which he said benefited only the elite.

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  • He has supported what he calls "socialisation" of the mines with a greater say by workers in management and incremental expansion of the workers 'stake in the mines.

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  • 'socialisation', in the current pro-capitalist South African context, the call for nationalisation is a call for increasing the elite's


  • My answer brought forth is based on the idea that early-teens need such skills as preparation for adult years in order to further expand on and engage in socialisation.

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  • However, even within a society that gives both sexes the opportunity to develop their skills, gender socialisation still continues - pushing women away from pursuing maths, sciences and technology studies.

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