[ uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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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OTHER WORDS FROM assimilationismas·sim·i·la·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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The assimilationist positions, which have been generally abandoned, are only held by a few loyal devotees of a past age.