- The definition of assimilationism is the act of encouraging minority cultural groups to be similar to larger cultural groups.
An example of assimilationism is the encouragement by some Americans for those who come to the United States to dress in a similar fashion as Americans.
assimilationism definition by Webster's New World
the policy of completely absorbing minority cultural groups into the main cultural body, esp. by intermarriage
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- assimilationist noun
assimilationism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A policy of furthering cultural or racial assimilation.
- as·simˌi·laˈtion·ist adjective & n.