assimilationist
noun Date: 1899 a person who advocates a policy of assimilating differing racial or cultural groups • assimilationism nounassimilationist adjective

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  • assimilationist — (n.) one who advocates racial or ethnic integration, 1900, in reference to possible U.S. attitudes toward Hawaii and possessions obtained in the war against Spain; usually with reference to Jews in European nations; see ASSIMILATION (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • assimilationist — noun An advocate of the policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture. Spanish language education is not favored by assimilationist parents of Latino children in the US …   Wiktionary

  • assimilationist — /əsɪməˈleɪʃənɪst/ (say uhsimuh layshuhnist) noun 1. someone who favours assimilation (def. 6). –adjective 2. of or relating to an assimilationist. –assimilationism, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • assimilationist — See assimilationism. * * * …   Universalium

  • assimilationist — assimilation …   Dictionary of sociology

  • assimilationist — noun a person who advocates or participates in racial or cultural integration …   English new terms dictionary

  • assimilationist — as·sim·i·la·tion·ist …   English syllables

  • assimilationist — ə̇st noun ( s) : one that believes in or advocates a policy of assimilation of differing racial or cultural groups, sometimes specifically of the Jews …   Useful english dictionary

  • assimilationism — assimilationist, n., adj. /euh sim euh lay sheuh niz euhm/, n. the practice or policy of assimilating or encouraging the assimilation of people from all races and cultures: The family at first resisted the assimilationism of the New World. [1950… …   Universalium

  • assimilationism — assimilationist, n., adj. /euh sim euh lay sheuh niz euhm/, n. the practice or policy of assimilating or encouraging the assimilation of people from all races and cultures: The family at first resisted the assimilationism of the New World. [1950… …   Useful english dictionary

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