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Definition of integrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    integrate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈɪntəˌɡreɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they integrate
     
    he / she / it integrates
     
    past simple integrated
     
    -ing form integrating
     
     
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  1. 1 [intransitive, transitive] to combine two or more things so that they work together; to combine with something else in this way integrate into/with something These programs will integrate with your existing software. integrate A (into/with B) integrate A and B These programs can be integrated with your existing software.
  2. 2 [intransitive, transitive] to become or make someone become accepted as a member of a social group, especially when they come from a different culture integrate (into/with something) They have not made any effort to integrate with the local community. integrate somebody (into/with something) The policy is to integrate children with special needs into ordinary schools. compare segregate
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