Definition of assimilative in English:

assimilative

adjective

  • See assimilate

    • ‘The assimilative forces that absorbed those immigrants and their languages are in fact even more powerful today.’
    • ‘The second major approach to psychotherapy integration is assimilative integration.’
    • ‘The cumulative effects of concentrated human activities can create large-scale or long-term environmental consequences beyond the assimilative capacity of the environment.’
    • ‘Local governments have the ability to ensure that their built and natural systems do not exceed their respective assimilative capacities.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the connection between assimilative campaigns and nation-building, though frequently asserted, is not convincingly demonstrated.’

Pronunciation

assimilative

/əˌsɪmɪˈleɪtɪv/