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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The league that integrated professional sports is now bleeding black players and black fans. Roy Bragg, San Antonio Express-News, "Planned East Side ballpark is key for baseball’s future," 27 Feb. 2018 So a full vertically integrated food system, from supply chain, production, content creation and ordering. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Why Sweetgreen thinks like a tech company," 17 Dec. 2018 Like most climate-economic modelers, the Nature Climate Change researchers use integrated assessment models (IAMs) to generate their scenarios. David Roberts, Vox, "What genuine, no-bullshit ambition on climate change would look like," 8 Oct. 2018 Love our client’s integrated fireplace with recessed TV! Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Designers Reveal Why They Are Going Crazy Over Linear Fireplaces," 11 Dec. 2018 As part of Thursday’s deal, Dialog said it had been given new contracts for the development and supply of power-management, audio subsystems, charging and other mixed-signal integrated circuits for Apple’s products. Tripp Mickle, WSJ, "Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design," 11 Oct. 2018 Trade data suggest China imported as much as $26 billion worth of integrated circuits last year, according to Kenny Liew of BMI Research. Joe Mcdonald, The Christian Science Monitor, "US tariffs could spur tech development in China," 5 July 2018 Ring Spotlight Cam CNET rating: 4 stars out of 5 (excellent) The good: The Spotlight Cam installs in minutes and its integrated LEDs provide reliable security lighting for your yard., The Seattle Times, "Best home security cameras for 2018," 27 Nov. 2018 Instead of a holding company with separate agencies, Quad/Graphics wants to build one large integrated group with diverse offerings, Mr. Quadracci said. Alexandra Bruell, WSJ, "Quad/Graphics to Buy Ad Agency Periscope for $132 Million," 27 Nov. 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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