assimilationism
noun see assimilationist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • assimilationism — [ə sim΄ə lā′shəniz΄əm] n. the policy of completely absorbing minority cultural groups into the main cultural body, esp. by intermarriage assimilationist n …   English World 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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  • assimilationist — noun Date: 1899 a person who advocates a policy of assimilating differing racial or cultural groups • assimilationism noun • assimilationist adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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