assimilation

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assimilation
  • noun
    The process of taking in and fully understanding information or ideas. (the assimilation of the knowledge of the Greeks)
    The absorption and digestion of food or nutrients by the body or any biological system. (nitrate assimilation usually takes place in leaves)
    The process of becoming similar to something. (Watson was ready to work for the assimilation of Scots law to English law where he thought it was justified)

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