Definition of “desegregate” - English Dictionary

“desegregate” in British English

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desegregateverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdiːˈseɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪt/ us /ˌdiːˈseɡ.rə.ɡeɪt/
desegregation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌdiː.seɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌdiː.seɡ.rəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “desegregate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“desegregate” in American English

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desegregateverb [ 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.

(Definition of “desegregate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)