socialization(redirected from Agents of Socialization)
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v. so·cial·ized, so·cial·iz·ing, so·cial·iz·es
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.
To take part in social activities: likes to socialize with people her age.
so′cial·i·za′tion (-shə-lĭ-zā′shən) 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
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
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.
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|Noun||1.||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 purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"|
|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"
socialization[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] N → socialización f
socialization[ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃ/ən] n (Psych) → socializzazione f
n. socialización, adaptación social.