desegregation

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noun de·seg·re·ga·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌse-gri-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of desegregation

  1. 1 :  the state of being desegregated

  2. 2 :  the action or an instance of desegregating

1931

First Known Use of desegregation

1931


DESEGREGATION Defined for Kids

desegregation

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noun de·seg·re·ga·tion \dē-ˌse-gri-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of desegregation for Students

  1. :  the act or process or an instance of ending a law or practice that separates people of different races


Law Dictionary

desegregation

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noun de·seg·re·ga·tion \dē-ˌse-grə-ˈgā-shən\

Legal Definition of desegregation

  1. 1 :  the action or an instance of desegregating

  2. 2 :  the state of being desegregated



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