anticipatory socialization

(noun) Preparation for future roles.

Example: Attending an etiquette class.

Audio Pronunciation: (an·tic·i·pa·to·ry so·cial·i·za·tion)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: anticipatory socializations
  • The process of anticipatory socialization creates cultural capital.
  • Variant form: anticipatory socialisation

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