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Old 17th May 2016, 06:13 AM   #90
Roofgardener
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Originally Posted by CapelDodger View Post
....... Assimilation is the quiet merging of two populations which have lost sufficient distinction to keep them separated.
Ummm... No ?

Assimilation is the dissipation or abandonment of one culture in favour of another "dominant" culture. It is NOT a meeting of equals. The assimilated culture is destroyed. (or - more accurately - discarded).
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