acculturate


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Synonyms for acculturate

to fit for companionship with others, especially in attitude or manners

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Words related to acculturate

assimilate culturally

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Those Latino newcomers who acculturate towards both the U.S.
How do some families successfully negotiate the linguistic, cultural, and psychological challenges of immigration, while others struggle to acculturate? This volume explores the complexities of immigrant family life in North America and analyzes the individual and contextual factors that influence health and well-being.
As for the remaining two years, workshops have been organized to introduce PSP members and officials to, and "acculturate" them with, the PSP charter.
The desire to acculturate, to become American, was especially strong in these Jewish communities and is a central theme throughout the book.
(41) As young women acculturate, they may perceive sex as an assertion of independence and gender equality.
Kenneth Bruffee argues that students gain better access to other communities, acculturate better, and learn more from others than from texts (7-9).
> What efforts are in place to acculturate new teachers?
Because African culture and particularly clerical culture is very different from that in the U.S., I think anyone interested in ministering here should study theology here and take the time to acculturate themselves, to "become American" in thought and feeling in a sense.