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desegregate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Policies
desegregatede‧seg‧re‧gate /diːˈseɡrɪɡeɪt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 PPPto end a system in which people of different races are kept separateintegrate opp segregatedesegregation /ˌdiːseɡrəˈɡeɪʃən $ diːˌseɡ-/ noun [uncountable]
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desegregateIn fact open admissions was often posed as the means to desegregate higher education.Dozens, however, soon became effective leaders in the struggle to desegregate the Boston schools.School officials are still working to desegregate the district.
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Verb table
desegregate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydesegregate
he, she, itdesegregates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydesegregated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave desegregated
he, she, ithas desegregated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad desegregated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill desegregate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have desegregated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam desegregating
he, she, itis desegregating
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you, we, theyare desegregating
Past
I, he, she, itwas desegregating
you, we, theywere desegregating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been desegregating
he, she, ithas been desegregating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been desegregating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be desegregating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been desegregating
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