Definition of 'segregation'
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Ending segregation will take a concerted effort by us all. The Sun (2015)There is much more gender segregation of family activities in the working class. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Why is racial and ethnic segregation so pronounced? Sociology (1995)The assailant is in the segregation unit. The Sun (2009)His solution includes forcing councils to monitor racial segregation in housing. The Sun (2016)We still see considerable gender segregation in employment and fewer women on boards than one might have expected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But he rejected the definition of multiculturalism as a society in which there was more segregation and people led parallel lives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In France there was a policy of segregation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Worse than physical segregation is the segregation in some people 's minds. The Sun (2015)She is terrified and on suicide watch in the jail's segregation unit. The Sun (2008)Reflecting the distribution of income, racial and ethnic segregation is common in American cities and suburbs. Sociology (1995)There is no real segregation - people are not snooty in Ripon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The 27-year-old monster is being held in the prison's segregation unit for her own safety. The Sun (2009)They might discuss urban planning and regeneration, ethnic segregation and migration, or issues of environmental management. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The 1964 act went farther than anyone would have deemed possible a few months earlier, banning employment discrimination and ending segregation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'segregation'
British English: segregation NOUN
Segregation is the official practice of separating people, especially based on race or religion.
The report criticized the racial segregation of students in the school.
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