in·te·grat·ed | \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrā-təd \

Definition of integrated 

1 : marked by the unified control of all aspects of production from raw materials through distribution of finished products

2 : characterized by integration and especially racial integration

Examples of integrated in a Sentence

an integrated system of hospitals

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Facial-recognition technology has become deeply integrated in tech giants’ products, whether the key feature for unlocking Apple’s iPhone X or identifying people in Google’s photos app. Jay Greene, WSJ, "Microsoft Calls on Government to Regulate Facial-Recognition Technology," 13 July 2018 It was set in a functioning park, with friendly raptors and vertically integrated branding. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," 22 June 2018 The latest is Kaiser Permanente, an integrated health system that serves 12 million patients, from Hawaii to Maryland. Kristina Davis,, "Don't be surprised if your doctor asks you about guns," 15 Apr. 2018 Comprised of more than 175 acres of lush parkland, the Scioto Mile is a stunning integrated system of parks, boulevards, bikeways and pedestrian paths. Olivia Abel, Country Living, "Weekend Getaway Guide: What to Do In Columbus, Ohio," 22 June 2017 Lack Of Mental Health Specialists One of the challenges for the integrated model is recruiting mental health professionals. Caroline Covington, Washington Post, "Texas Clinics Busting Traditional Silos Of Mental And Physical Health Care," 9 July 2018 The updated 13-inch MacBook also gets Intel’s newest Iris Plus integrated graphics 655 with 128MB of eDRAM – memory used for speeding up graphics performance – which is double the previous amount. Brooke Crothers, Fox News, "As Apple announces new MacBooks, more changes are expected," 13 July 2018 That’s paired to the usual Intel Iris 655 integrated graphics with 128GB of eDRAM. Dieter Bohn, The Verge, "Apple’s new MacBook Pros have the latest Intel processors and quieter keyboards," 12 July 2018 Mustafa moved to Scottsdale a decade ago and joined the commission to create a more integrated, heterogeneous city. Zahra Ahmad, azcentral, "'Scottsdale for All' hopes to spread inclusiveness," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of integrated

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of integrated

: having different parts working together as a unit

: allowing all types of people to participate or be included : not segregated



Legal Definition of integrated 

1 : composed to form a complete or coordinated entity specifically : being a final and complete expression of an agreement that cannot be contradicted or modified by extrinsic evidence an integrated writing

2 : marked by the unified control of all aspects of industrial production from raw materials through distribution of finished products integrated companies integrated production

3 : characterized by integration and especially racial integration integrated schools an integrated society

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