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Definition of "desegregation" [de•seg•re•ga•tion]

  • To end racial segregation in (a school or other public institution) (verb)
  • The act or process of eliminating segregation. (noun)

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Use "desegregation" in a sentence
  • "The era of integration and impending desegregation is the backdrop for an engrossing character driven story of the people of a small town in Mississippi."
  • "Sadly, our current system doesn't - while desegregation is law, most schools are in fact segregated, and worse, our policies and philanthropy are intent on perpetuating this segregation!"
  • ""Court ordered desegregation" is not the same thing as striking down government ordered segregation."