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integrated

[in-ti-grey-tid]
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adjective
  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.
  3. having, including, or serving members of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups as equals: an integrated school.Compare segregated.
  4. Sociology. of or relating to a group or society whose members interact on the basis of commonly held norms or values.
  5. Psychology. characterized by integration.
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Origin of integrated

First recorded in 1580–90; integrate + -ed2
Related formsnon·in·te·grat·ed, adjectiveun·in·te·grat·ed, adjectivewell-in·te·grat·ed, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Consequently, the crew of four scrupulously chosen, well-integrated men split into two groups of two.

    Moon Glow

    G. L. Vandenburg

  • I again recommend the establishment of a well-integrated Department of Welfare.


British Dictionary definitions for well-integrated

integrated

adjective
  1. characterized by integration
  2. denoting a works which combines various processes normally carried out at different locationsan integrated steelworks
  3. biology denoting a virus the DNA of which is incorporated into the chromosomes of the host cell
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Word Origin and History for well-integrated

integrated

adj.

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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