de·seg·re·gate || ‚diː'segrɪgeɪt v. eliminate segregation, remove (laws, customs, etc.) that separate two different races

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • English words with uncommon properties — For the purposes of this article, any word which has appeared in a recognised general English dictionary published in the 20th century or later is considered a candidate. For interest, some archaic words, non standard words and proper names are… …   Wikipedia

  • 1954 — This article is about the year 1954. Millennium: 2nd millennium Centuries: 19th century – 20th century – 21st century Decades: 1920s  1930s  1940s  – 1950s –  1960s   …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of United States history (1930–1949) — This section of the Timeline of United States history concerns events from 1930 to 1949.1930s*1931 Empire State Building opens *1931 Japan invades Manchuria *1932 Stimson Doctrine *1932 Norris La Guardia Act *1932 Bonus Army marches on DC *1932… …   Wikipedia

  • Churches of Christ — This article is about a specific fellowship of Christian congregations with roots in the Restoration Movement. For Churches of Christ that do not agree with congregational support of church or para church organizations, see the churches of Christ …   Wikipedia

  • David S. Cunningham, Jr. — David Surmier Cunningham, Jr., or Dave Cunningham, (born June 24, 1935) is a business executive who was elected to the Los Angeles City Council in 1973 to succeed Council Member Tom Bradley, who had been elected mayor that year. He represented… …   Wikipedia

  • Martha Constantine-Paton — is a neuroscientist at MIT. She is a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and a professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Prior to joining MIT in 1999 she held faculty appointments at Yale and Princeton… …   Wikipedia

  • desegregate — [[t]di͟ːse̱grɪgeɪt[/t]] desegregates, desegregating, desegregated VERB To desegregate something such as a place, institution, or service means to officially stop keeping the people who use it in separate groups, especially groups that are defined …   English dictionary

  • desegregation — UK [ˌdiːseɡrɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌdɪseɡrəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] the process of ending a system in which people of different races are officially separated in a society or institution Derived word: desegregate UK [diːˈseɡrɪɡeɪt] / US… …   English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.