1. [ noun ] (sociology) the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture
Synonyms: socialisation enculturation socialization

"the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"

Related terms: social_control breeding cultivation acculturate socialize socialize
2. [ noun ] all the knowledge and values shared by a society
Synonyms: culture
Related terms: content meme acculturate
3. [ noun ] (psychology,education) the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
Synonyms: assimilation
Related terms: education absorb
Similar spelling:   acculturational