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noun as in absorption

noun as in adjustment

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Activists now fear that the project of forced assimilation seen in Xinjiang offers a framework for other regions.

From Time

Along with “higher wages,” he said, these other initiatives “were designed to provide better health and safety — in the workplace and for employee families — and support the assimilation of migrants to their new city and, often, new country.”

Fumbling to reconcile the blatantly undemocratic incarceration with a war waged for democracy, officials promoted the resettlement of the incarcerated as benevolent, government-led assimilation.

From Time

Many of these children, as young as toddlers, would never return home because of assimilation from disease.

The point is that you can have an assimilation of various experiences together.

From Digiday

Actors can inhabit the person through the sheer force of their assimilation.

Today, Turkey in the German imagination has mostly to do with immigration, assimilation, and EU membership.

The assimilation-fiend, Coco Conners (Teyonah Parris), harbors shame over her dark skin and black-sounding name, Colandrea.

Conway refers to the other important factors as the “three ‘A’s”: air conditioning, assimilation, and airfare.

Assimilation was more urgent that it may have been for other immigrants.

A method of Vacuity pure and simple—the exact opposite of Mental Assimilation.

Sylvan scenes, with a dash of human savagery in the foreground, form the best relief for a too-extended assimilation of books.

Digestibility, ease and completeness of assimilation count a great deal, and are the sole determining factors in cases of illness.

Phosphorus has the property of combining with lime and increasing the lime assimilation.

The food changes in connection with digestion, assimilation, and elimination, can take place only in the presence of water.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to assimilation, such as: anabolism, catabolism, consumption, digestion, ingestion, and inhalation.

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