combining or coordinating separate elements so as to provide a harmonious, interrelated whole: an integrated plot; an integrated course of study.
organized or structured so that constituent units function cooperatively: an integrated economy.
having, including, or serving members of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups as equals: an integrated school.Compare segregated.
Sociology. of or relating to a group or society whose members interact on the basis of commonly held norms or values.
Psychology. characterized by integration.
Origin of integrated
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characterized by integration
denoting a works which combines various processes normally carried out at different locationsan integrated steelworks
biology denoting a virus the DNA of which is incorporated into the chromosomes of the host cell
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1580s, "combined into a whole," past participle adjective from integrate (v.). Sense of "not divided by race, etc." is from 1948.
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