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 (ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪt Pronunciation for
  1. to make or be made into a whole; incorporate or be incorporated
  2. (transitive) to designate (a school, park, etc) for use by all races or groups; desegregate
  3. to amalgamate or mix (a racial or religious group) with an existing community
  4. (mathematics) to perform an integration on (a quantity, expression, etc)


 (ˈɪntɪɡrɪt Pronunciation for
  1. made up of parts; integrated

Derived Forms

integrable (ˈɪntəɡrəbəl Pronunciation for integrable  adjective
ˌintegraˈbility noun
ˈinteˌgrative adjective

Word Origin

C17: from Latin integrāre; see integer

Translations for 'integrate'

  • British English: integrate If someone integrates into a social group, or is integrated into it, they become part of the group or are accepted into it. VERBHe didn't integrate successfully into the village way of life.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: integrar
  • Chinese: 融入
  • European Spanish: integrar
  • French: s'intégrer
  • German: integrieren
  • Italian: integrare
  • Japanese: 融合する
  • Korean: 통합하다
  • Portuguese: integrar
  • Spanish: integrar

Example Sentences Including 'integrate'

Another challenge, Al-Chalabi said, is continuing to integrate the various companies WorldCom acquired during its buying spree in the 1990s.
canada.com (2004)
But he agreed it would take a year for CoolBrands to integrate the new assets.
Globe and Mail (2003)
How best to integrate nurse led services into existing services is another.
British Medical Journal (2002)
Moser was determined that the new House should integrate the ballet company, which was increasingly frustrated with its second-class status.
Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
Since I had returned to Buckkeep, I had marvelled that he could integrate it all, and dreaded the coming of a day when he could not.
Robin Hobb THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Students were forbidden to speak their native language in school; they were to learn English in order to integrate more quickly.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories


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