Definition of “segregate” - English Dictionary

“segregate” in English

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segregateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈseɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈseɡ.rə.ɡeɪt/
adjective uk /ˈseɡ.rɪ.ɡeɪ.tɪd/ us /ˈseɡ.rə.ɡeɪ.t̬ɪd/

segregated schools
The psychiatric section is segregated (= separated) from the rest of the prison.
noun [ U ] uk /ˌseɡ.rɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌseɡ.rəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

The system of racial segregation that used to exist in South Africa was called apartheid.

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

“segregate” in American English

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segregateverb [ T ]

us /ˈseɡ·rɪˌɡeɪt/

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.
noun [ U ] us /ˌseɡ·rɪˈɡeɪ·ʃən/

racial segregation
Almost every community has laws prohibiting segregation in housing.

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