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assimilation

 [ah-sim″ĭ-la´shun]
1. conversion of nutritive material into living tissue; anabolism.
2. psychologically, absorption of new experiences into the existing psychologic makeup.
3. the process by which members of a culture change their lifeways in order to become totally integrated into another culture.

as·sim·i·la·tion

(ă-sim'i-lā'shŭn),
1. Incorporation of digested materials from food into the tissues.
2. Integration of newly perceived information and experiences into the existing cognitive structure.
[L. as-similo, pp. -atus, to make alike]

assimilation

/as·sim·i·la·tion/ (ah-sim″ĭ-la´shun)
1. psychologically, absorption of new experiences into existing psychologic make-up.

assimilation

(ə-sĭm′ə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of assimilating.
b. The state of being assimilated.
2. Physiology The conversion of nutriments into living tissue; constructive metabolism.

assimilation

Etymology: L, assimulare, to make alike
1 the process of incorporating nutritive material into living tissue. The end stage of the nutrition process, after digestion and absorption or simultaneous with absorption.
2 (in psychology) the incorporation of new experiences into a person's pattern of consciousness. Compare apperception.
3 (in sociology) the process in which a person or a group of people of a different ethnic background become absorbed into a new culture. assimilate, v.

assimilation

Medspeak-UK
The process of incorporating a support worker—e.g., secretary, porter, courier, etc.—whose pay band was not clarified on a hospital trust’s payroll during the Agenda for Change transition.

Psychology
Piaget’s term for a person’s comprehension and integration of new experiences into the mind, or mental schemes.

assimilation

Psychiatry A person's comprehension and integration of new experiences

as·sim·i·la·tion

(ă-sim'i-lā'shŭn)
1. Incorporation of digested materials from food into the tissues.
2. Integration of newly perceived information and experiences into the existing cognitive structure.
[L. as-similo, pp. -atus, to make alike]

assimilation

The process of incorporating nutrient material into cells after digestion and absorption.

assimilation

the intake by organisms of new materials from the outside and their incorporation into the internal structure of the organism.

assimilation

conversion of nutritive material into living tissue; anabolism.
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Although Enlightenment ideas influenced some sections of these communities, there was not the same trend toward assimilation, partly due to the repressiveness of the Eastern European governments.
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Celik said that Turkey attached importance to integration of these citizens in Germany, however, integration should not be mixed with assimilation.
We call on the MP from Kicevo to reveal the agreement between Ali Ahmeti and Nikola Gruevski on assimilation of ethnic Albanians in Kicevo through the ban on unification of municipalities Zajas and Oslomej in Kicevo.