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v. de·seg·re·gat·ed, de·seg·re·gat·ing, de·seg·re·gates
1. To abolish or eliminate segregation in.
2. To open (a school or workplace, for example) to members of all races or ethnic groups, especially by force of law.
To become open to members of all races or ethnic groups.
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|Noun||1.||desegregation - the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community|
group action - action taken by a group of people
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The act, process, or result of abolishing racial segregation:
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desegregation[ˌdiːsɛgrɪˈgeɪʃən] n [schools] → déségrégation f
racial desegregation → déségrégation raciale
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