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segregation

noun

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the state of being alone or kept apart from others
  • the segregation of voters while casting their ballots is meant to preserve political privacy

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The first known use of segregation was in 1555

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“Segregation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/segregation. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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