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Assimilation (from Latin assimilatio; "to render similar") may refer to more than one article:

Assimilation is a regular and frequent sound change process by which a phoneme changes to match an adjacent phoneme in a word. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Cultural assimilation (often called merely assimilation) is an intense process of consistent integration whereby members of an ethno-cultural group, typically immigrants, or other minority groups, are absorbed into an established, generally larger community. ... Americanization refers to the policies of the United States government and public opinion that there is a standard set of cultural values that should be held in common by all citizens. ...

See also

  • Assimilation (Star Trek), process used by the fictional Star Trek Borg race to integrate a being into their collective structure
  • The Zerg method of evolving, also called infest(ing)
  • Media and ethnicity
  • Accommodation
  • In psychoanalysis, a mutual penetration of conscious and unconscious contents
  • In computer science, the modification of anti-virus software to detect a new virus
  • In typesetting, the symmetry property possessed in varying degrees by a typeface that creates mirror relationships and other similarities of form between letters
  • In Superman the method of being stab or injected with kryptonite

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Assimil Language Courses - Spanish, French, Italian, and German (597 words)
Assimil language courses for French, German, Italian, and Spanish speakers, and ESL language courses for Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish speakers are also available.
Then, once you had absorbed - or assimilated - the meanings of the sounds, words and word associations, you began to construct word groups and sentences yourself.
Thus, a course with 100 lessons will be assimilated in about 5 months for the most common languages.
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