Definition of assimilationist in English:


Line breaks: as¦simi|la¦tion|ist
Pronunciation: /əsɪmɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nɪst


A person who advocates or participates in racial or cultural integration: [as modifier]: the assimilationist policies of the right
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  • Then there is the factor that, for many immigrant Catholics in this country, the Episcopal Church represented the social and cultural status of their assimilationist aspirations.
  • Early gay rights advocacy had a distinctly assimilationist and universalist orientation.
  • The report also makes the startling point that Aboriginal girls were more likely to be removed from their communities by the white assimilationist policies of the past.

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