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noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups.
Rhymes with Segregation
Sentences with segregation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Voluntary segregation may be a result of a particular ethnic group preferring to live and work closely together.
Quotes about segregation
1. Segregation shaped me; education liberated me.
- Maya Angelou
2. Public education is not broken. It is not failing or declining. The diagnosis is wrong, and the solutions of the corporate reformers are wrong. Our urban schools are in trouble because of concentrated poverty and racial segregation. But public education is not ‘broken.’ Public education is in a crisis only so far as society is and only so far as this new narrative of crisis has destabilized it.
- Diane Ravitch, Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] the act of segregating or sequestering.
noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes.