desegregation

[dee-seg-ri-gey-shuhn, dee-seg-]
noun
the elimination of laws, customs, or practices under which different races, groups, etc., are restricted to specific or separate public facilities, neighborhoods, schools, organizations, or the like.

Origin:
1950–55; de- + segregation

desegregationist, noun
antidesegregation, adjective
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desegregate (diːˈsɛɡrɪˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
to end racial segregation in (a school or other public institution)
 
desegre'gation
 
n
 
desegre'gationist
 
n, —adj

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desegregation
1952, Amer.Eng., from de- "do the opposite of" + segregation in the racial sense.
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Example sentences
Inside are an antique fire engine and an interesting exhibit about the
  desegregation of the fire department.
You've written about school desegregation, the growth of state lotteries, and
  the rising price of college.
They're threatened by desegregation and the expansion of regional campuses.
In the early eighties additional funds were channeled into the school as a
  result of a desegregation decree.
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