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assimilate

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] assimilātus, from assimilō [[Category:Template:lang:la words needing attention]], from ad + similis (resembling, similar).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to assimilate

Third person singular
assimilat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to assimilate (third-person singular simple present assimilat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To incorporate nutrients into the body after digestion.
  2. To incorporate or absorb knowledge into the mind.
    The teacher paused in her lecture to allow the students to assimilate what she had said.
  3. To absorb a group of people into a community.
  4. To compare something to another similar one.

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Italian

Verb

assimilate

  1. Second person plural present tense of assimilare.
  2. Second person plural imperative of assimilare.

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