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Noun socialization has 3 senses
  1. socialization, socialisation - the action of establishing on a socialist basis; "the socialization of medical services"
    --1 is a kind of group action
    Derived form: verb socialize4
  2. socialization, socialisation, socializing, socialising - the act of meeting for social purposes; "there was too much socialization with the enlisted men"
    --2 is a kind of meeting, coming together
    Derived form: verb socialize1
  3. socialization, socialisation, acculturation, enculturation - the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture; "the socialization of children to the norms of their culture"
    --3 is a kind of social control
    --3 has particulars:
     cultivation; breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing
    Derived forms: verb socialize2, verb socialize3
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