assimilation


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  • noun

Synonyms for assimilation

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

Synonyms for assimilation

the state of being assimilated

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

the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion

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

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the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

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

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TNA: Are we in danger of losing that sense of national identity and loyalty, or do you think we may have even lost the battle of assimilation already in some areas of the country?
Where White favored integration and assimilation, Du Bois, as Wolters convincingly shows, remained a pluralist, rejecting "assimilation and proposing instead that African Americans should celebrate their distinctive culture, build up the institutions of the black community, and develop a cooperative economy.
At one point, Huntington notes: "Unquestionably, a most significant manifestation of assimilation is the conversion of Hispanic immigrants to evangelical Protestantism.
In the case of the societies of mass migration their experience in the 19th and most of the 20th centuries was assimilation while in the colonial and post-colonial states of Africa it was ethnic differentiation.
White-footed mice showed significantly greater mean ingestion, assimilation, and respiration values than did golden mice, suggesting greater movement and feeding behavior under field conditions.
The system has a monitoring range of up to 3,000 feet and is equipped with a fully-integrated sensor and battery-powered field transceivers; a base radio transceiver with RS232, RS485 (digital), Ethernet and/or 4-20 mA (analog) output; software for data management and exception reporting; and full assimilation of legacy systems.
In the a ge of identity and grievance politics such efforts at forcing assimilation are depicted as racist.
However, few have considered relationships between preferences and the assimilation efficiencies of food items.
With the recovery and assimilation of ancient science, intellectuals increasingly viewed comets as part of the natural world, not necessarily possessing hidden meanings for humanity.
In some respects we are not doing as well as a society in promoting assimilation.
While the comparisons with Guy Maddin are both unavoidable and appropriate (dawson has worked with Maddin, on the award-winning short The Heart of The World), FILM (dzama) finds its particular voice in its assimilation of Dzama's aesthetic into its own shabby and dignified cinematic palette.
You identify three different responses to increasing religious diversity: exclusion, assimilation, and pluralism.
Grant began turning over the full responsibility for the administration of Indian agencies to American churches and missionary bodies, whose assumed honesty and charitable motives were expected to give them success in achieving pacification and assimilation of the tribes.
This image supports the idea that Native Americans fought "passionately," resisting incorporation by whites at any cost, while blacks "eagerly have embraced assimilation, acquiescing before white power for personal gain," the professors write.
Today, a new paradigm of segmented assimilation is a more apt description of the ways in which immigrants adjust to life in the United States.