Migration and Home Affairs

assimilation

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Definition(s)

The gradual process by which a minority group adopts the patterns of behaviour of a majority group or host society and is eventually absorbed by the majority group / host society.

Source(s)

Malgesini and Giménez: Guía de conceptos sobre migraciones racismo e inteculturalidad, 2000

Translations

  • BG: асимилация
  • CS: asimilace
  • DE: Assimilation
  • EL: αφομοίωση
  • EN: assimilation
  • ES: asimilación
  • ET: assimileeruma
  • FI: assimilaatio
  • FR: assimilation
  • GA: asamhlú
  • HU: asszimiláció
  • IT: assimilazione
  • LT: asimiliacija
  • LV: asimilācija
  • MT: Assimilazzjoni
  • NL: assimilatie
  • PL: asymilacja
  • PT: assimilação
  • RO: asimilare
  • SK: asimilácia
  • SL: asimilacija
  • SV: assimilering
  • NO: assimilering

Synonym(s)

  • cultural assimilation

Broader Term(s)