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[uh-sim-uh-luh-buh l]
  1. capable of being assimilated.
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Origin of assimilable

1640–50; < Medieval Latin assimilābilis, equivalent to Latin assimilā(re) (see assimilate) + -bilis -ble
Related formsas·sim·i·la·bil·i·ty, nounnon·as·sim·i·la·bil·i·ty, nounnon·as·sim·i·la·ble, adjectiveun·as·sim·i·la·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for assimilable

Historical Examples

  • Denial of the right of naturalization to Jews on the ground that they are not assimilable.

    The Jew and American Ideals

    John Spargo

  • Food and drink are only carriers of bits of assimilable sunshine.

  • Without this it is wholly absurd to say either that they are or are not assimilable.

  • The nitrogen of the testa, or covering of the seeds, will hardly be so assimilable as that which exists in their cotyledons.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual

    Charles Alexander Cameron

  • But truth in the doctrinal form is not natural, proper, assimilable food for the soul of man.