assimilationism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From assimilation +‎ -ism.

Noun[edit]

assimilationism (uncountable)

  1. The policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 558:
      The model of regenerative assimilationism which the Revolutionaries displayed towards the Jews was evident in regard to other groupings whose commitment to the patriotic cause was for whatever reason in doubt.

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