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Definition of "assimilative" []

  • Marked by or causing assimilation. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "assimilative" in a sentence
  • "What started as a celebration of cultural distinctiveness is now benignly assimilative."
  • "Remember, doe permits and hunter kill goals set by the DNR keep the herd down to a target goal best to meet the assimilative carrying capacity of the land and keep car accidents down."
  • "A constitution may, the Court explained at p. 259, “seek to ensure that vulnerable minority groups are endowed with the institutions and rights necessary to maintain and promote their identities against the assimilative pressures of the majority.”"
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