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desegregate

verb [T]  us   /diˈseɡ·rɪˌɡeɪt/
US history to end segregation (= separation of races) in schools, housing, organizations, etc.: President Truman desegregated the American armed forces in 1948.
desegregation
noun [U]  us   /diˌseɡ·rɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/
King’s campaign was aimed at the desegregation of all public services, including schools, restaurants, and transportation.
Translations of “desegregate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 廢除…的種族隔離, 使消除性別隔離…
in Chinese (Simplified) 废除…的种族隔离, 使消除性别隔离…
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