[ in-ti-grey-tid ]
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  1. combining or coordinating separate elements so as to provide a harmonious, interrelated whole: an integrated plot; an integrated course of study.

  2. organized or structured so that constituent units function cooperatively: an integrated economy.

  1. having, including, or serving members of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups as equals: an integrated school.: Compare segregated.

  2. Sociology. of or relating to a group or society whose members interact on the basis of commonly held norms or values.

  3. Psychology. characterized by integration.

Origin of integrated

First recorded in 1580–90; integrate + -ed2

Other words from integrated

  • non·in·te·grat·ed, adjective
  • un·in·te·grat·ed, adjective
  • well-in·te·grat·ed, adjective

Words Nearby integrated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use integrated in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for integrated


/ (ˈɪntɪˌɡreɪtɪd) /

  1. characterized by integration

  2. denoting a works which combines various processes normally carried out at different locations: an integrated steelworks

  1. biology denoting a virus the DNA of which is incorporated into the chromosomes of the host cell

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