to eliminate racial segregation in: to desegregate all schools.
to eliminate racial segregation; to integrate at an institutional level members of different communities without regard to skin color.
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How to use desegregate in a sentence
By then, he’d had a long career as a prominent civil liberties lawyer working to desegregate public schools throughout the country.
Elder’s story is hailed as one that helped desegregate the game.Lee Elder made history at the Masters. He made an impact in Washington. | Barry Svrluga | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
I would say I want a completely desegregated New York City public school system.The Educator Fighting to Rectify the Achievement Gap | Esabelle Lee | February 6, 2021 | Ozy
It was one of many tactics the union used to desegregate the city.How the History of Waterloo, Iowa, Explains How Meatpacking Plants Became Hotbeds of COVID-19 | by Bernice Yeung and Michael Grabell | December 21, 2020 | ProPublica
There’s going to be no Medicare money if the hospital doesn’t desegregate.Philip Lee, physician and LBJ official who rolled out Medicare, dies at 96 | Emily Langer | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
In 1962, the Kennedy administration was looking for a way to desegregate the Washington Redskins.
Attempting to desegregate Dar Ul Hijra, known in law enforcement circles as “the 9/11 mosque,” is significant.
British Dictionary definitions for desegregate
to end racial segregation in (a school or other public institution)
- desegregation, noun
- desegregationist, noun, adjective
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