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Meaning of SOCIALIZATION

Pronunciation:  s`owshuluz'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
  2. [n]  the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
  3. [n]  the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services"
 

SOCIALIZATION is a 13 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialising, socializing
 
 See Also: breeding, bringing up, coming together, cultivation, fosterage, fostering, group action, meeting, nurture, raising, rearing, social control, upbringing

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: the process by which a person acquires the technical skills of his or her society, the knowledge of the kinds of behavior that are understood and acceptable in that society, and the attitudes and values that make conformity with social rules personally meaningful, even gratifying; also termed enculturation.
 

 

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