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segregationseg‧re‧ga‧tion /ˌseɡrɪˈɡeɪʃən/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  SSRRACEwhen people of different races, sexes, or religions are kept apart so that they live, work, or study separately opp integration racial segregationsegregation of the segregation of men and women
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segregationWarders in riot gear stormed the room after four hours and marched the 12 protesters to a segregation block.Civil rights protestors called for an end to all segregation.This is because segregation within any given workplace is more severe than that shown by national statistics covering all workplaces.Legal segregation may be gone, but the idea of segregation survives, as middle class black families shun white areas, preferring to live in suburbs of their own.The need for a policy of segregation was questionable even at the time that the legislation was enacted.Racial segregation in schools still exists in some southern states.Racial segregation was outlawed by the Supreme Court in 1954.Cara recognized it as typical West Riding segregation, the men together, the women likewise.Peres now has endorsed a plan favored by his assassinated predecessor, Yitzhak Rabin, that calls for strict segregation.The US Supreme Court ruled in 1954 that segregation in schools was unconstitutional.Proposals to scatter public housing, thus breaking the segregation pattern, were killed by City Hall.The segregation of departments according to media, rather than along historical periods, has always been a hallmark of the Louvre.racial segregationLegal racial segregation has been outlawed; blacks have the vote; votes are pretty much equal in value.A Negro dies of heart failure, they blame it on racial segregation.It remains to this day one of the most potent monuments to racial segregation.
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