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assimilate (oneself/someone/something) into

To blend into; to merge with. Can you please help assimilate our new student into the class? I've assimilated your suggestions into the existing curriculum. Do you think Sam will be able to assimilate himself into the group? He can be pretty standoffish.
See also: assimilate, someone

assimilate with

To blend harmoniously into a group of people. Do you think he will be able to assimilate with his new class? He can be pretty standoffish. My sister is really outgoing, so she has no trouble assimilating with new people.
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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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According to the score, boys students' prefer more Assimilator learning style than others learning styles.
In contrast, traditional students tend to be assimilators who rely on reflective observation and abstract conceptualization.
In our sample, there is a good likelihood that an Assimilator is African American, that a Diverger is Asian American, that a Converger is white, and that an Accommodator is Hispanic or Latino.
99%) reported predominantly assimilator learning style compared to the very successful group (17.
The effects of time and practice upon culture assimilator training.
P2: Students with Assimilator and Convergor learning styles perceive online resources as more useful to their learning than students with Divergor and Accomodator learning styles.
Bhawuk, "The Role of Culture Theory in Cross-Cultural Training: A Multimethod Study of Culture-Specific, Culture-General, and Culture Theory-Based Assimilators," Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 29 (September 1998), 630-55.
America as assimilator and cultural suppressionist was so identified by Medina in 2005 as a "toilet bowl".
Bold, brash, yet intensely curious about the world around him, he was, as DeWitt puts it, 'a consumer and assimilator of styles'.
Kline (1992) "Individual and Combined Effect of Behavior Modeling and the Cultural Assimilator in Cross-Cultural Management Training," Journal of Applied Psychology, 77(6), 952-963.
Other approaches to assessing intercultural language learning and communication include attitudinal tests (Cadd, 1994; Seelye, 1994), culture assimilator tests (Brislin, Cushner, Cherrie, & Yong, 1986), and cultural awareness tests.
The culture assimilator consists of short (usually written) descriptions of an incident or situation where interaction takes place between at least one person from the target culture and persons from other cultures.
But if a historian intends to fashion a book that is both a primer and a near-definitive single-volume account, he better be a master assimilator.
One of the most known and utilized intercultural training tools is called a "cultural assimilator.
This is most likely due to large and great rivers being an assimilator of upstream conditions.