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assimilationist

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noun as·sim·i·la·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of assimilationist

  1. :  a person who advocates a policy of assimilating differing racial or cultural groups

assimilationism

play \-shə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

assimilationist

adjective


1899

First Known Use of assimilationist

1899


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