the act or process of assimilating
, or of absorbing information, experiences, etc.: the need for quick assimilation of the facts.
the state or condition of being assimilated
, or of being absorbed into something.
the process of adapting or adjusting to the culture of a group or nation, or the state of being so adapted: assimilation of immigrants into American life.
Physiology. the conversion of absorbed food into the substance of the body.
Botany. the total process of plant nutrition, including photosynthesis and the absorption of raw materials.
Assimilation may refer to: Cultural assimilation, the process whereby a minority
group gradually adapts to the customs and attitudes of the prevailing culture and
Assimilation definition, the act or process of assimilating, or of absorbing
information, experiences, etc.: the need for quick assimilation of the facts. See
Define assimilation: an act, process, or instance of assimilating — assimilation in
Assimilation comes from the Latin assimilationem, meaning “likeness" or "
similarity.” People of different backgrounds and beliefs undergo assimilation
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Aug 19, 2008 ... Assimilation, in anthropology and sociology, the process whereby individuals or
groups of differing ethnic heritage are absorbed into the ...
Since first contact, Native Americans have been given three choices — which
weren't really choices at all. Assimilate. The first “choice” was for a tribe to ...
1. conversion of nutritive material into living tissue; anabolism. 2. psychologically,
absorption of new experiences into the existing psychologic makeup.