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de·seg·re·gate

desegregate

 
pronunciation:
di se grih geIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: desegregates, desegregating, desegregated
definition: to stop the practice of having separate schools and other facilities for people of different races.
The courts desegregated the city's schools.
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The word desegregate contains the following part:
de- Latin prefix that means from; away from; down from; reverse, negate.
synonyms:
dis-, un-