assimilationism

[ uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh-niz-uhm ]
/ əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /

noun

the practice or policy of assimilating or encouraging the assimilation of people from all ethnic groups and cultures of origin: In the 1900s, some immigrants at first resisted the assimilationism of the New World.

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Origin of assimilationism

First recorded in 1950–55; assimilation + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM assimilationism

as·sim·i·la·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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