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English definition of “segregate”
/ˈseg·rɪˌgeɪt/ v [T]
› social studies to keep one group of people apart from others because of race, religion, sex, etc.: Most people wouldn’t remember that some ballparks were segregated (= black people were kept apart) in the early years. The boys and girls were segregated into different classes. segregation
/ˌseg·rɪˈgeɪ·ʃən/ n [U] › racial segregation Almost every community has laws prohibiting segregation in housing.