desegregate









desegregate


verb (used with object), de·seg·re·gat·ed, de·seg·re·gat·ing.

  1. to eliminate racial segregation in: to desegregate all schools.

verb (used without object), de·seg·re·gat·ed, de·seg·re·gat·ing.

  1. to eliminate racial segregation; to integrate at an institutional level members of different communities without regard to skin color.

verb

  1. to end racial segregation in (a school or other public institution)
v.

1948, back-formation from desegregation. Related: Desegregated; desegregating.

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