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English definition of “assimilate”

assimilate

verb     /əˈsɪmɪleɪt/ formal
LEARN [T] to understand and remember new informationKnowing and learning
JOIN [I, T] to become part of a group, society, etc, or to make someone or something become part of a group, society, etc: The refugees have now assimilated into the local community.Joining and leaving groups and organizations
assimilation     /əˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of assimilate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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