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assimilationism

[uh-sim-uh-ley-shuh-niz-uh m] /əˌsɪm əˈleɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
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.
Origin of assimilationism
1950-1955
1950-55; assimilation + -ism
Related forms
assimilationist, noun, adjective
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