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v. seg·re·gat·ed, seg·re·gat·ing, seg·re·gates
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.
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′)
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.]
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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
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seg•re•gat•ed(ˈsɛg rɪˌgeɪ tɪd)
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.
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|Adj.||1.||segregated - 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"
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adjective divided, separate, set apart, isolated, partitioned, kept apart racially segregated schools
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Excluding or unavailable to certain minorities:
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segregated[ˈsɛgrɪgeɪtɪd] adj → ségrégué(e), ségrégé(e), où règne la ségrégation
racially segregated schools → des écoles ségréguées, des écoles où règne la ségrégation raciale
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