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Community and the feeling of belonging to a community

absorb

verb

to make a small group, organization etc become part of a larger one

absorb

verb

to allow ideas, methods etc to become part of your own way of thinking or culture

absorption

noun

the process by which a group, organization, or culture becomes part of a larger one

accept

verb

to allow someone to become part of a community or family, and make them feel welcome

acceptance

noun

the fact of allowing someone to become part of a group or community and making them feel welcome

acculturate

verb

to change your ideas and behaviour so that you start to become part of another culture, or to help someone to do this

anglicize

verb

to make someone or something more English

assimilate

verb

to help someone feel that they are part of a community or culture rather than feeling foreign

assimilate

verb

to begin to consider yourself part of a community or culture rather than being foreign

assimilation

noun

the process of becoming part of a community or culture

communal

adjective

owned or used by everyone in a group, especially a group of people who live in the same building

communal

adjective

relating to a particular community

community

noun

relating to a community or to the people in it

community

noun

the feeling that you belong to a group and that this is a good thing

ethnic

adjective

used for referring to people from a particular ethnic group, when they live in a country where most people are from a different ethnic group

ethnicity

noun

the fact that someone belongs to a particular ethnic group

flag-waving

noun

behaviour that shows strong feelings of love and loyalty for your country

foreigner

noun

someone who comes from another country

gaijin

noun

a word used in Japan to mean a foreigner

identification

noun

a feeling that you are closely connected to a group or person

integrate

verb

to make someone become a full member of a group or society and be involved completely in its activities

integrate

verb

to become a full member of a society or group and be involved completely in its activities

integration

noun

the process of becoming a full member of a group or society, and becoming involved completely in its activities

jingoism

noun

the belief that other countries are not as good as your own, and that your government should never trust them

minority

adjective

belonging to or relating to a minority that is different in race, religion, or culture from most of the population

nationalistic

adjective

extremely proud of your own nation and believing that it is better than other nations

outcast

noun

someone who other people will not accept as a member of society or of a particular group or community

outsider

noun

someone who does not belong to a particular group or organization

parish pump

adjective

involving local people only, or interesting only for people in a particular area

patriot

noun

someone who has strong feelings of love, respect, and duty towards their country

patriotic

adjective

feeling a lot of love, respect, and duty towards your country

patriotism

noun

strong feelings of love, respect, and duty towards your country

socialization

noun

the process in which people, especially children, learn to behave in a way that is accepted by society

unpatriotic

adjective

not proud of your country, or involved in something that harms your country

communally

adverb

ethnically

adverb

jingoistic

adjective

fly/wave/show the flag

to show that you support your country or organization

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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