integration

noun
in·​te·​gra·​tion | \ ˌin-tə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce integration (audio) \

Definition of integration

1 : the act or process or an instance of integrating: such as
a : incorporation as equals into society or an organization of individuals of different groups (such as races)
b : coordination of mental processes into a normal effective personality or with the environment
2a : the operation of finding a function whose differential is known
b : the operation of solving a differential equation

Examples of integration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ghosn has repeatedly denied the charges, claiming that his arrest was brought about by Nissan executives who opposed his plans to deepen the Japanese company's integration with Renault. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Nissan says it's not splitting up with Renault," 14 Jan. 2020 Han, who had only recently emerged as a political star after winning in a city traditionally heavily tilted towards the opposing party, ran on a platform of growing Taiwan’s economy through closer economic integration with Beijing. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, "How the Re-Election of Taiwan’s President, a China Critic, Could Reshape Asia’s Economic Landscape," 13 Jan. 2020 There's also integration with the Google Home Hub smart display, which can display remote video feeds. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "“Cache issue” causes Xiaomi cameras to show other people’s camera feeds," 3 Jan. 2020 The system includes an integration with Waze, a navigation app owned by Google that allows users to report road conditions, including closures or crashes. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, "Get real-time road and traffic conditions with the new Alaska 511 system," 27 Dec. 2019 Microsoft’s October 2019 Xbox Update also includes under-the-hood performance updates, as well as an Events app, Wish List notifications, tighter integration with Mixer, and more. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Windows, Xbox now allow parents to set per-game screen time limits for kids," 8 Oct. 2019 According to a report from SPORT, Coutinhp's performances and integration with teammates have convinced Bayern to pay the £120m option to buy him outright that has been placed in his loan deal. SI.com, "Report: Bayern Munich Eyes to Make Philippe Coutinho Loan Permanent," 4 Oct. 2019 And others are even smarter still, offering hands-free control through voice assistants like Alexa, and integration with your smartphone. Don Melanson, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Dash Cams for Your Next Road Trip," 20 Sep. 2019 Cinépolis' expansion into the U.S. is part of a larger trend of Mexican companies and upwardly mobile investors strengthening Mexico's economic integration with the U.S. Dallas News, "International luxury cinema Cinépolis adds 6 Texas theaters with Movie House and Eatery acquisition," 29 July 2019

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First Known Use of integration

1620, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of integration was in 1620

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27 Jan 2020

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“Integration.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integration. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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integration

noun
in·​te·​gra·​tion | \ ˌin-tə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce integration (audio) \

Kids Definition of integration

1 : the act or process of uniting different things
2 : the practice of uniting people from different races in an attempt to give people equal rights racial integration

integration

noun
in·​te·​gra·​tion | \ ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce integration (audio) \

Medical Definition of integration

: the combining and coordinating of separate parts or elements into a unified whole: as
a : coordination of mental processes into a normal effective personality or with the individual's environment failure of association and failure of integration take place among neurotic individuals— R. M. Dorcus & G. W. Shaffer
b : the process by which the different parts of an organism are made a functional and structural whole especially through the activity of the nervous system and of hormones

integration

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Legal Definition of integration

: the act or process or an instance of integrating: as
a : a writing that embodies a complete and final agreement between parties
b : incorporation as equals into society or an organization of individuals of different groups (as races)

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