segregate
Pronunciation
    • enPR: sĕ'grəgət, IPA: /ˈsɛɡɹəɡət/
    • enPR: sĕ'grəgāt, IPA: /ˈsɛɡɹəˌɡeɪt/
Adjective

segregate

  1. Separate; select.
  2. (botany) Separated from others of the same kind.
  3. (geology) Separate from a mass and collected together along lines of fraction.
Verb

segregate (segregates, present participle segregating; past and past participle segregated)

  1. (transitive) To separate, especially by social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart.
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