UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˌkʌltʃəˈreɪʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˌkʌltʃəˈreɪʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə kul′chə rāshən)

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ac•cul•tur•a•tion /əˌkʌltʃəˈreɪʃən/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Sociologythe adoption of characteristics of a culture not one's own.

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ac•cul•tur•a•tion  (ə kul′chə rāshən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sociologythe process of adopting the cultural traits or social patterns of another group.
  2. Sociology, Anthropologythe result of this process.
ac•cul′tur•ation•al, adj. 
  • ac- + culture + -ation 1875–80, American.

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