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so·cial·ize

 (sō′shə-līz′)
v. so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing, so·cial·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To place under government or group ownership or control: socialized medical care.
2. To cause to accept or behave in accordance with social norms or expectations: techniques to socialize aggressive children.
v.intr.
To take part in social activities: likes to socialize with people her age.

so′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
so′cial·iz′er n.

socialization

(ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

socialisation

n
1. (Psychology) psychol the modification from infancy of an individual's behaviour to conform with the demands of social life
2. (Sociology) the act of socializing or the state of being socialized

socialization

the establishment of socialist government; the nationalization of industry and other national resources.
See also: Communism
the process of adapting to a social group; social intercourse or activity.
See also: Society

socialization

1. The shaping of human behavior through experience in social institutions.
2. The process by which an individual, especially a child, becomes adapted to the norms of society.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.socialization - the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services"
group action - action taken by a group of people
2.socialization - the act of meeting for social purposessocialization - the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
3.socialization - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
cultivation - socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable"
bringing up, fosterage, fostering, nurture, rearing, upbringing, breeding, raising - helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
Translations
socializace

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nsocialización f

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] socialisation (British) n
[children] → socialisation f
(= making sth socialist) → socialisation f

socialization

n (Pol) → Vergesellschaftung f, → Sozialisierung f; (Sociol, Psych) → Sozialisation f

socialization

[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (Psych) → socializzazione f

so·cial·i·za·tion

n. socialización, adaptación social.
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The first section focuses on the role of family, church, and school as early agents of socialization.

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