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desegregate

verb [T] uk   us   /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.
desegregation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌdiː.seɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
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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