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seg·re·gate

 (sĕg′rĭ-gāt′)
v. seg·re·gat·ed, seg·re·gat·ing, seg·re·gates
v.tr.
1. To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group. See Synonyms at isolate.
2. To cause (people or institutions, for example) to be separated on the basis of race, sex, religion, or another factor.
v.intr.
1. To become separated or distinguished: animals that segregate into male and female herds when not in mating season.
2. To practice a policy of racial segregation.
3. Genetics To undergo genetic segregation.
adj. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
Separated; isolated.
n. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. One that is or has been segregated.
2. Genetics See segregant.

[Latin sēgregāre, sēgregāt- : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + grex, greg-, flock; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]

seg′re·ga′tive adj.
seg′re·ga′tor n.

segregated

(ˈsɛɡrɪɡeɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Sociology) intended for the use of individuals of a particular race, sex, or religion
2. (Sociology) following a system in which specific groups are confined to specific areas or institutions

seg•re•gat•ed

(ˈsɛg rɪˌgeɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. characterized by or practicing racial segregation.
2. restricted to one racial or other ethnic group.
3. maintaining separate facilities for members of different ethnic groups.
4. discriminating against a group, esp. on the basis of race.
5. set apart.
[1645–55]
seg′re•gat`ed•ly, adv.
seg′re•gat`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.segregated - separated or isolated from others or a main groupsegregated - separated or isolated from others or a main group; "a segregated school system"; "a segregated neighborhood"
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
integrated - not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups; "integrated schools"

segregated

adjective divided, separate, set apart, isolated, partitioned, kept apart racially segregated schools

segregated

adjective
Excluding or unavailable to certain minorities:
Translations

segregated

[ˈsegrɪgeɪtɪd] ADJsegregado, separado

segregated

[ˈsɛgrɪgeɪtɪd] adjségrégué(e), ségrégé(e), où règne la ségrégation
racially segregated schools → des écoles ségréguées, des écolesrègne la ségrégation raciale

segregated

[ˈsɛgrɪˌgeɪtɪd] adj (Pol) → in cui vige la segregazione
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He would have warned Daughtry of his disease and enabled him to take ship to the South Seas or to Japan, or to other countries where lepers are not segregated.
She has conceived the curious idea that Cathy is TWINS, and that one of them is a boy-twin and failed to get segregated - got submerged, is the idea.
Before they came, Avonlea had seemed thousands of miles away; those letters brought it near and linked the old life to the new so closely that they began to seem one and the same, instead of two hopelessly segregated existences.
They were segregated in their own districts and beaten into submission.
The mob had broken through on one side the line of waggons, and was advancing, each segregated policeman the centre of a fighting group.
Basnett in believing that "our" views, "our" society, "our" policy, stood for something quite definitely segregated from the main body of society in a circle of superior illumination.
announced the conclusion of the rehabilitation of the Segregated Account of Ambac Assurance Corporation, following the successful completion of its surplus note exchange offers and consent solicitation.
Ambac Financial Group announced the Circuit Court of Dane County, Wisconsin issued an order, approving the Second Amended Plan of Rehabilitation for the Segregated Account of AAC, that will, subject to the successful conclusion of the outstanding exchange offer and consent solicitation and satisfaction of other conditions, facilitate exit from rehabilitation of the Segregated Account.
DAVID Cameron has accused Labour of treating women as second class citizens by holding a segregated political meeting in Birmingham.
Contract award notice: the collecting and export of solid waste segregated and non-segregated, bulky waste and emptying septic tanks in military complexes administered by jw 3811 in the period from 1.
It provides cash value appreciation based on the performance of one or more investments held within a segregated investment account underlying the policy.
A new analysis from Richard Florida and Charlotta Mellander at the University of Toronto's Martin Prosperity Institute, which identifies the most and least economically segregated metropolitan areas in the United States, makes clear that economic segregation today is heavily shaped by the choices of people at the top: "It is not so much the size of the gap between the rich and poor that drives segregation," they write, "as the ability of the super-wealthy to isolate and wall themselves off from the less well-to-do.