assimilation

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assimilation(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (absorption)
a. la asimilación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Exposure to a different culture and assimilation of new ideas broaden one's horizons.La exposición a una cultura distinta y la asimilación de ideas nuevas amplían los horizontes.
2. (integration)
a. la integración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The government pursued a policy of assimilation of ethnic minorities.El gobierno continuó con una política de integración de las minorías étnicas.
3. (ingestion)
a. la asimilación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Vitamin D helps in the body's assimilation of calcium.La vitamina D ayuda en la asimilación de calcio por el cuerpo.
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assimilation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of food, ideas)
a. la asimilación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (of immigrants)
a. la integración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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assimilation [əˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃən]
noun
asimilación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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