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

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The integration between primary ticketing company Elevate and waiting list platform Lyte simplifies how tickets are returned and resold through each festival's official waiting list. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "Lyte Expands Partnership With AEG's Elevate," 5 June 2019 The integration allows users with paid Apple Music subscriptions to connect their accounts to the Alexa mobile app and use it as their default music service. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "No Echo? No problem—Apple Music to work on other Alexa-enabled devices," 20 Dec. 2018 White mothers virulently and violently protested the integration of schools. Treva B. Lindsey, Vox, "The betrayal of white women voters: in pivotal state races, they still backed the GOP," 9 Nov. 2018 The hotel picks up on recurring themes from Metsavaht’s Osklen designs, such as the integration of urban life with nature. Alison S. Cohn, Harper's BAZAAR, "This New Rio de Janeiro Hotel Offers Eco-Chic Vibes–in a City Known for Over-the-Top Glamour," 25 Sep. 2018 The integration of the physical and digital worlds means that the experiences of individuals and households will change. The Economist, "Ceasefires in South Sudan seldom last," 5 July 2018 For intense cognitive tasks that require integration of a lot of information, for example, the brain would benefit by being as close to criticality as possible. Jennifer Ouellette, Quanta Magazine, "Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point," 14 June 2018 Because integration of different disciplines helps children engage with new concepts through familiar themes and patterns, such approaches can make classrooms more inclusive and engaging for diverse children with varying skills and interests. Kristina Rizga, The Atlantic, "A Witness to the Desegregation—and Resegregation—of America's Schools," 1 May 2018 On Friday, Shrewsberry described the integration as a natural evolution. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "Exec: Charlotte, other cities to see cuts from Wells Fargo investment bank changes | Charlotte Observer," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of integration

1620, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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

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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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