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Synonyms for assimilation

Noun

1. assimilation, relationship
usage: the state of being assimilated; people of different backgrounds come to see themselves as part of a larger national family
2. assimilation, absorption, social process
usage: the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another
3. assimilation, absorption, organic process, biological process
usage: the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion
4. assimilation, linguistic process
usage: a linguistic process by which a sound becomes similar to an adjacent sound
5. acculturation, assimilation, education
usage: the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
6. assimilation, developmental learning
usage: in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance
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