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1. segregation

noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups.

Synonyms

  • de jure segregation
  • sex segregation
  • structure
  • de facto segregation
  • separatism
  • purdah
  • white separatism
  • social system
  • social organisation
  • social structure
  • racial segregation

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism
  • development

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Rhymes with Segregation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

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

2. segregation

noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] the act of segregating or sequestering.

Synonyms

  • sequestration

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overstatement

3. segregation

noun. ['ˌsɛgrəˈgeɪʃən'] (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes.

Synonyms

  • meiosis
  • biological process
  • organic process
  • miosis

Antonyms

  • connectedness
  • joint
  • continuity
  • association
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