[ UK /sˈɛɡɹɪɡˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛɡɹəˌɡeɪt/ ]
  1. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
    the sun segregates the carbon
    large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims
  2. separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation
    This neighborhood is segregated
    We don't segregate in this county
  3. divide from the main body or mass and collect
    Experiments show clearly that genes segregate
    Many towns segregated into new counties
  1. someone who is or has been segregated
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How To Use segregate In A Sentence

  • Plans for a non-segregated cemetery in Enniskillen faced criticism.
  • The school system itself is not totally desegregated.
  • This school is completely desegregated
  • I see now that certain women are being segregated from the others. SEA MUSIC
  • Sutton worked with grasshopper chromosomes, and it was in this paper that he showed that chromosomes occur in distinct pairs, which segregate at meiosis.
  • Segregated public bathrooms threaten people's safety, job security and access to education.
  • The bachelors and male coquets of the Tahitians and French, with a sprinkling of all the foreigners in Papeete, the officers and crews of the war-ship Zélée and sailing vessels, smoked and endeavored to segregate vahines who appealed to them. Mystic Isles of the South Seas.
  • Yet the historical part of Edinburgh, the part most frequented by visitors, is a slum intersected by ancient houses that have been segregated and turned into museums and training-colleges.
  • On the first day of trading, GE-free soybeans outsold unsegregated soybeans three to one.
  • Up to that point, traditional aquariums offered views of segregated species through small fish tank windows.
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