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  Words related to assimilation

Related / Similar Words: acculturation, absorption

 

Definition:
  • in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance;
  • the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure;
  • a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound;
  • the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion;
  • the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another;
  • the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family;

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    Hyponyms: malabsorption, Americanization, Americanisation, Europeanization, Europeanisation, Westernization, Westernisation

     

    Derivational Morphology: absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in, imbibe

     

    Anagrams: isolationism, Islam Nation

     

     
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