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Definition of "integration" []

  • The act or process of integrating. (noun)
  • The state of becoming integrated. (noun)
  • The bringing of people of different racial or ethnic groups into unrestricted and equal association, as in society or an organization; desegregation. (noun)
  • Psychology The organization of the psychological or social traits and tendencies of a personality into a harmonious whole. (noun)
  • Mathematics The process of computing an integral; the inverse of differentiation. (noun)
  • The act of combining or adding parts to make a unified whole (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of amalgamating a racial or religious group with an existing community (noun)
  • The combination of previously racially segregated social facilities into a nonsegregated system (noun)
  • Organization into a unified pattern, esp of different aspects of the personality into a hierarchical system of functions (noun)
  • The assimilation of nutritive material by the body during the process of anabolism (noun)
  • An operation used in calculus in which the integral of a function or variable is determined; the inverse of differentiation (noun)

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Use "integration" in a sentence
  • "And when we say we want integration, we mean _integration_. "["
  • "Jakarta uses the term integration when referring to the turn of events leading up to East Timor becoming Indonesia's 27th province in 1976."
  • "Well I'm thinking of creating a different version of the interjections video and replacing it with the word integration and changing the chorus to something like, "Integration shows you get it, are not clueless, is generally done by very few companies, even though their customers say they want it.""