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English definition of “assimilate”


verb [I or T] (LEARN)    /əˈsɪm.ɪ.leɪt/
to understand and remember new information and make it part of your basic knowledge so that you can use it as your own: It's hard to assimilate so much information.Knowing and learning assimilable     /-lə.bl̩/ adjective A textbook needs to be assimilable (= able to be understood) to sell a lot of copies.Easy to understand
(Definition of assimilate verb (LEARN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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