Definition of Socialization in English :

Define Socialization in English

Socialization meaning in English

Meaning of Socialization in English

Pronunciation of Socialization in English

Socialization pronunciation in English

Pronounce Socialization in English


see synonyms of socialization


1. socialisation, socialization

the action of establishing on a socialist basis

Example Sentences:
'the socialization of medical services'

2. socialisation, socialising, socialization, socializing

the act of meeting for social purposes

Example Sentences:
'there was too much socialization with the enlisted men'

3. acculturation, enculturation, socialisation, socialization

the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture

Example Sentences:
'the socialization of children to the norms of their culture'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of socialization
1. psychology
the modification from infancy of an individual's behaviour to conform with the demands of social life
the act of socializing or the state of being socialized

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see synonyms of socialization
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.

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