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assimilationist

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

Definition of ASSIMILATIONIST

:  a person who advocates a policy of assimilating differing racial or cultural groups
as·sim·i·la·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\ noun
as·sim·i·la·tion·ist adjective

First Known Use of ASSIMILATIONIST

1899

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