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seg·re·ga·tion

 (sĕg′rĭ-gā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of segregating or the condition of being segregated.
2. The policy or practice of separating people of different races, classes, or ethnic groups, as in schools, housing, and public or commercial facilities, especially as a form of discrimination.
3. Genetics The separation of paired alleles or homologous chromosomes, especially during meiosis, so that the members of each pair appear in different gametes.

segregation

(ˌsɛɡrɪˈɡeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of segregating or state of being segregated
2. (Sociology) sociol the practice or policy of creating separate facilities within the same society for the use of a minority group
3. (Genetics) genetics the separation at meiosis of the two members of any pair of alleles into separate gametes. See also Mendel's laws
4. (Metallurgy) metallurgy the process in which a component of an alloy or solid solution separates in small regions within the solid or on the solid's surface
ˌsegreˈgational adj

seg•re•ga•tion

(ˌsɛg rɪˈgeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or practice of segregating.
2. the state of being segregated.
3. something segregated.
4. the separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.segregation - (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametessegregation - (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
meiosis, miosis, reduction division - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.segregation - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
social organisation, social organization, social structure, social system, structure - the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"
racial segregation - segregation by race
de facto segregation - segregation (especially in schools) that happens in fact although not required by law
de jure segregation - segregation that is imposed by law
sex segregation, purdah - the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
white separatism - a social system in which white people live separately from members of other races
3.segregation - the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
desegregation, integrating, integration - the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community

segregation

noun separation, discrimination, apartheid, isolation, partitioning, setting apart, keeping apart a law which will end compulsory racial segregation in prisons

segregation

noun
1. The act or process of isolating:
2. The policy or practice of political, legal, economic, or social discrimination, as against the members of a minority group:
Translations
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segregation

[ˌsegrɪˈgeɪʃən] Nsegregación f, separación f
racial segregationla segregación racial

segregation

[ˌsɛgrɪˈgeɪʃən] nségrégation f

segregation

nTrennung f; racial/sexual segregationRassen-/Geschlechtertrennung f

segregation

[ˌsɛgrɪˈgeɪʃn] nsegregazione f

segregate

(ˈsegrigeit) verb
to separate from others; to keep (people, groups etc) apart from each other. At the swimming-pool, the sexes are segregated.
ˌsegreˈgation (-ʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
He inspected the copra-drying that had been going on, and went through the barracks to see if there were any sick lying hidden and defying his rule of segregation.
As the dancers poured out of the hall Frome, drawing back behind the projecting storm-door, watched the segregation of the grotesquely muffled groups, in which a moving lantern ray now and then lit up a face flushed with food and dancing.
During the Revolution, the Concordat occasioned an unimportant schism, a little segregation of ultra-catholics who refused to recognize the Bishops appointed by the authorities with the consent of the Pope.
This pamphlet had a small circulation among workingmen; but already had the segregation of classes proceeded so far, that the members of the middle class never heard of the pamphlet at all, and so remained in ignorance of the law.
Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has announced a strategic alliance with Bedford Cost Segregation, an independent professional services firm specializing in cost segregation solutions for the commercial real estate industry.
The truth is, neighborhood segregation still remains high in America, and our study also shows that segregation is increasingly occurring at different scales of geography.
GlobePharma's PowderEx, Accelerated Powder Segregation Tester, is a tool for formulators designed to detect segregation at its earliest, prior to costly production runs.
In The National Rise in residential segregation (NBER Working Paper No.
A cost segregation study is the process of identifying the component parts of real property and depreciating components identified as either personal property or land improvements over a shorter depreciation period for federal tax purposes.
Growing economic segregation across cities, though, is also shaped by a parallel, even stronger force: concentrated wealth.
LAHORE -- Additional District and Sessions Judge/Returning Officer NA122 Shahida Saeed on Monday rejected the objection by PTI leader Imran Khan on presence of representatives of irrelevant candidates during segregation of national and provincial constituencies record in NA122.
Fresh guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) warns that universities and colleges have a responsibility to prevent discrimination against students, staff and the public, and gender segregation should not be allowed, unless it is specifically for an act of worship.