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## in·te·gra·tion

(ĭn′tĭ-grā′shən)*n.*

**1.**

**a.**The act or process of integrating.

**b.**The state of becoming integrated.

**2.**The bringing of people of different racial or ethnic groups into unrestricted and equal association, as in society or an organization; desegregation.

**3.**

*Psychology*The organization of the psychological or social traits and tendencies of a personality into a harmonious whole.

**4.**

*Mathematics*The process of computing an integral; the inverse of differentiation.

**5.**

*Electronics*The process of placing more than one integrated circuit on a single microchip.

## integration

(ˌɪntɪˈɡreɪʃən)*n*

**1.**the act of combining or adding parts to make a unified whole

**2.**(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the act of amalgamating a racial or religious group with an existing community

**3.**(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the combination of previously racially segregated social facilities into a nonsegregated system

**4.**(Psychology)

*psychol*organization into a unified pattern, esp of different aspects of the personality into a hierarchical system of functions

**5.**(Physiology) the assimilation of nutritive material by the body during the process of anabolism

**6.**(Mathematics)

*maths*an operation used in calculus in which the integral of a function or variable is determined; the inverse of differentiation

**ˌinteˈgrationist**

*n*

## in•te•gra•tion

(ˌɪn tɪˈgreɪ ʃən)*n.*

**1.**an act or instance of incorporating or combining into a whole.

**2.**an act or instance of integrating a racial or other ethnic group.

**3.**an act or instance of integrating a school, organization, etc.

**4.**

*Math.*the operation of finding the integral of a function or equation.

**5.**behavior that is in harmony with the environment.

**6.**

*Psychol.*the organization of the constituent elements of the personality into a coordinated, harmonious whole.

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**in•te•gra′tion•ist,**

*n.*

## in·te·gra·tion

(ĭn′tĭ-grā′shən) In calculus, the inverse of differentiation. Integrating a given function results in a function whose derivative is the given function. Integration is used to compute such things as the areas and volumes of irregular shapes and solids. Compare differentiation.

## integration

**1.**In force protection, the synchronized transfer of units into an operational commander's force prior to mission execution.

**2.**The arrangement of military forces and their actions to create a force that operates by engaging as a whole.

**3.**In photography, a process by which the average radar picture seen on several scans of the time base may be obtained on a print, or the process by which several photographic images are combined into a single image. See also force protection.

## integration

Firms within an industry are horizontally integrated if they all specialize in a single process, for example making tin cans. Firms within an industry are vertically integrated if each firm tends to carry through the production of a commodity from the raw material stage right up to the finished product. An industry in which the firms brewed beer, bottled it, and sold it in their own bars would be an example of vertical integration.

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Noun | 1. | integration - the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a communitygroup action - action taken by a group of people sequestration, segregation - the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury" |

2. | integration - the act of combining into an integral whole; "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"centralisation, centralization - the act of consolidating power under a central control incorporation - consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body vertical combination, vertical integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution horizontal combination, horizontal integration - absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level | |

3. | integration - an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determinedmathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic" |

## integration

*noun*

**1.**inclusion, incorporation They overwhelmingly support the integration of disabled people into society.

**2.**combining, mixing, blending, harmony, unification, fusing, incorporation, assimilation, amalgamation, commingling There is little integration of our work and no single focus.

## integration

*noun*

The act, process, or result of abolishing racial segregation:

Translations

**دَمْج**

**integrace**

**spojení**

**integration**

**integraatio**

**integrointi**

**yhdentyminen**

**integracija**

**integráció**

**samòætting; innlimun, aîlögun**

**積分**

**統合**

**融合**

**integraalrekening**integratie

**integrácia**

**integration**

**integrering**

**bütünleş me**

**karış ma**

## integration

[ˌɪnt*ɪ*ˈgreɪʃ

^{ə}n]

*n*→ intégration

*f*

racial integration → intégration raciale

economic integration → intégration économique

the integration of sb into sth → l'intégration de qn dans qch

He campaigned for the integration of immigrants into British society → Il a fait campagne pour l'intégration des immigrants dans la société britannique.

## integration

## integrate

(ˈintigreit)*verb*

to (cause to) mix freely with other groups in society

*etc*. The immigrants are not finding it easy to integrate into the life of our cities.**ˌinteˈgration**

*noun*

## in·te·gra·tion

*n.*integración.

**1.**actividad anabólica;

**2.**el proceso de combinarse en un ser o entidad total.

## integration

*n*(

*psych, etc.*) integración

*f*

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