assimilative


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as·sim·i·la·tive

 (ə-sĭm′ə-lā′tĭv) also as·sim·i·la·to·ry (-lə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Marked by or causing assimilation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.assimilative - capable of mentally absorbing ; "assimilative processes", "assimilative capacity of the human mind"
receptive, open - ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"
2.assimilative - capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution; "an assimilative substance
absorbent, absorptive - having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge"

assimilative

adjective
Having a capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up:
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It is one of the bitterest apportionments of a lot of slavery, that the negro, sympathetic and assimilative, after acquiring, in a refined family, the tastes and feelings which form the atmosphere of such a place, is not the less liable to become the bond-slave of the coarsest and most brutal,--just as a chair or table, which once decorated the superb saloon, comes, at last, battered and defaced, to the barroom of some filthy tavern, or some low haunt of vulgar debauchery.
PI: Lynn Shay Institution: University of Miami Title: Three-Dimensional Gulf Circulation and Biogeochemical Processes Unveiled by State-of-the-Art Profiling Float Technology and Data Assimilative Ocean Models
If it doesn't then we have to be critical of it and we have to label it assimilative and colonial.
There is another aspect that should be taken into consideration -- the sobering impact of the assimilative cultural ethos of the Hindu civilization.
He characterized most types of play as having assimilative qualities, in which children took existing aspects of their experience and made them meaningful through playful actions.
Like every country that has a minority population that calls for assimilative approaches in the interest of its well-being and political credibility, China too needs to consider the Uighurs as an integral part of its identity rather than a group of people that occupies land and benefits due to its oil and mineral wealth.
Within this context, actions that other scholars have read as assimilative can be seen as strategies for survival.
The results seem to have suggested that, contrary to my expectations, the participants' responses were contrastive rather than assimilative, i.
As the decade ended, indigenous groups issued Citizen Plus (1970) as a direct refutation of this federal assimilative strategy.
But is there data proving that American culture has lost its assimilative power?
Stantec Consulting Limited was hired to complete an Assimilative Capacity Study on Fairchild Creek for $64,470 plus HST, in accordance with the their work plan of the Cainsville Lagoons.
Cast as a cultural conflict between "two worlds" (the East versus the West) and an assimilative tension betwixt "two cultures" (Asia and the United States), this thematic is epitomized in Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club (1989), a popular yet oft-dismissed text within Asian-American literature.