desegregate

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈsɛɡɹəɡeɪt/

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desegregate (third-person singular simple present desegregates, present participle desegregating, simple past and past participle desegregated)

  1. (transitive) To the end segregation of (something).
    • 2005, James J. Raciti, Ask about Florida (page 86)
      What was the goal of the "swim-ins" held in St. Augustine? In 1964, black Americans were eager to desegregate Florida beaches. They targeted St. Augustine during the city's 300th year celebration.

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