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segregated

[seg-ri-gey-tid] /ˈsɛg rɪˌgeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
characterized by or practicing racial segregation:
a segregated school system.
2.
restricted to one group, especially exclusively on the basis of racial or ethnic membership:
segregated neighborhoods.
3.
maintaining separate facilities for members of different, especially racially different, groups:
segregated education.
4.
discriminating against a group, especially on the basis of race:
a segregated economy.
5.
set apart.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; segregate + -ed2
Related forms
segregatedly, adverb
segregatedness, noun
nonsegregated, adjective
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