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Definition of desegregate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

desegregate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌdiˈsɛɡrəˌɡeɪt//
 
desegregate somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they desegregate
 
he / she / it desegregates
 
past simple desegregated
 
-ing form desegregating
 
 
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to end the policy of segregation in a place in which people of different races are kept separate in public places, etc.
desegregation
 
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NAmE//ˌdiˌsɛɡrəˈɡeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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