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1. The modification of the culture of a group or individual as a result of contact with a different culture.
2. The process by which the culture of a particular society is instilled in a human from infancy onward.

ac·cul′tur·a′tion·al adj.
ac·cul′tur·a′tive adj.
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Adj.1.acculturational - of or relating to acculturation
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* Transmitted and socially shared between people, largely through processes of transculturation, inter-personal and face to-face, but also acculturational through processes of mass distribution and communication.
One of her professors, impressed by her use of historical documentation in her thesis on the Winnebago Indians, asked her "whether it would be possible to do an ethnohistorical study of Paris during the French Revolution." Lurie replied that it would, to which her professor "pointed out that such a study would merely be HISTORY." The ethnohistorical method, he reproachfully informed her, meant "recourse to documents to help fill gaps and pin down times and places in acculturational studies." (71) After her Ph.D.
Ho (1992) has stated that parenting intervention and family therapy are appropriate when "the minority child and the parents are experiencing generational, acculturational, and cultural conflicts" (p.