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desegregate

verb [T]     /ˌdiːˈseɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪt/
to end segregation (= separation ) between races or sexes in an organization : President Truman desegregated the American armed forces in 1948. Plans to desegregate the schools / universities met with opposition .Human rightsConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures desegregation     /ˌdiː.seɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Human rightsConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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