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assimilate someone or something into something

to cause someone or something to be absorbed into something. (As when a person or thing joins a group.) We sought to assimilate Arnold into the community. The manager had to assimilate the new policies into the list of current ones. They assimilated themselves into the general population.
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assimilate with some people

to join or mix in with people and become accepted by them. It's easy for Karen to assimilate with new people. I want to assimilate rapidly with the other people in my class.
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The 43 international (community) schools have assimilated 8% of students and 3.
The bigger debate, then, is about more than veils; it's about the extent to which Muslims have (or haven't) assimilated into British society, and what to do about it.
As Filipino immigrants came to America, their children quickly assimilated and identified themselves first as Americans and second as Filipinos, knowing that they didn't want to duplicate the fragmentation of their former country.
Immigrant-rights groups say the English-only movement, gaining momentum in recent months, paints all immigrants as reluctant to be assimilated by their adopted country.
The other two titles, "Women's History Review" (4x) and "Women's Writing" (3x), will be assimilated into T&F Group's Arts and Humanities and Social Science sections, respectively.
If we take Anglo-Protestantism as the root of American national identity, we have to consider European Catholicism, which we all consider fully assimilated into whatever the American identity may be.
However assimilated and successful, though, Baptiste is unwilling to sever his connection to black America.
Although many of our people have assimilated and are now Christians, within every tribe there is a core group of people who prefer the old ways and customs and seek to preserve and practice them.
And while expellees' children generally assimilated to West and East German societies, grandchildren often developed a certain nostalgia for their grandparents' homelands.
When Jesus' word and way are assimilated, he becomes 'habit forming"' (p.
While most Americans favor some control over immigration, not out of native prejudices but rather out of fear of whether such high numbers can be assimilated, the elites in government, universities, and business favor such immigration, just as, according to Buchanan, they favor the continued globalization of the world's economy.
Muslims, on the other hand, are far less likely to be assimilated.
Sure we're a nation of immigrants, they'll allow, but the past waves of immigrants came from European stock and were assimilated.
The treaty's interest article covered, among other things, "income assimilated to income from money lent by the taxation law" of a source country.