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integrate

verb uk   /ˈɪn.tɪ.ɡreɪt/ us    /-t̬ə-/
C1 [I or T] to mix with and join society or a group of people, often changing to suit their way of life, habits, and customs: He seems to find it difficult to integrate socially. It's very difficult to integrate yourself into a society whose culture is so different from your own. Children are often very good at integrating into a new culture.Creating alliances [T] to combine two or more things in order to become more effective: To get fitter you need to integrate exercise into your normal life. The idea with young children is to integrate learning with play.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
integrated
adjective uk   /-ɡreɪ.tɪd/ us    /-ɡreɪ.t̬ɪd/
The town's modern architecture is very well integrated with the old.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
integration
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.tɪˈɡreɪ.ʃən/ us    /-t̬ə-/
C1 racial/cultural integrationConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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