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integration

noun
     
in‧te‧gra‧tion W3 [uncountable]
1 the combining of two or more things so that they work together effectively
integration of
the integration of data from other surveys
2 when people become part of a group or society and are accepted by them
integration into
The family unit is supported by its integration into a wider social network.
3 the process of getting people of different races to live and work together instead of separately:

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