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Synonyms for assimilation
əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃən; ˈgræm pɑas·sim·i·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assimilationnoun

    the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family

    acculturation, absorption

  2. assimilation, absorptionnoun

    the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another

    preoccupancy, concentration, engrossment, absorption, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  3. assimilation, absorptionnoun

    the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

    preoccupancy, concentration, engrossment, absorption, acculturation, preoccupation, immersion, soaking up

  4. assimilationnoun

    a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound

    acculturation, absorption

  5. acculturation, assimilationnoun

    the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

    enculturation, culture, acculturation, socialization, socialisation, absorption

  6. assimilationnoun

    in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance

    acculturation, absorption

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "assimilation":

    uptake, absorption, take-up

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  1. Chinese Indonesians:

    But we've seen cases of assimilation, while the Chinese embrace of Islam has also has a long history, they're heterogeneous, their motivations vary.

  2. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.

  3. Heinrich Heine:

    Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.

  4. Mark Holden:

    All the students agreed with her that assimilation is oppressive and evil, i suggested there are both positive and negative aspects to assimilation.

  5. Matt Flynn:

    Our party right now, and I’m probably the only one who says this, is pickled in identity politics and victimology, when I was at the convention recently, in Oshkosh, there were multiple caucuses of, there were all these subgroups, and there is no assimilation of the party anymore.

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