HyperDic: segregation

English > 3 senses of the word segregation:
NOUNprocesssegregation(genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes
groupsegregation, separatisma social system that provides separate facilities / facilities for minority groups
actsegregation, sequestrationthe act of segregating or sequestering
segregation > pronunciation
Soundsseh.grahgey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > segregation: 3 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Part ofmeiosis, miosis, reduction division(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
English > segregation: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA social system that provides separate facilities / facilities for minority groups.
Synonymseparatism
Narrowerde facto segregationsegregation (especially in schools) that happens / happens in fact although not required by law
de jure segregationsegregation that is imposed by law
purdah, sex segregationThe traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
racial segregationsegregation by race
white separatismA social system in which white people live separately from members of other races
Broadersocial organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureThe people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
Spanishdiscriminación, marginación, segregacionismo, segregación
Catalansegregació
Nounssegregationistsomeone who believes the races should be kept apart
Verbssegregateseparate / separate by race or religion
English > segregation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of segregating or sequestering.
Synonymsequestration
BroaderseparationThe social act of separating or parting company
Oppositeintegration, integrating, desegregationThe action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
Spanishsegregación
Catalansegregació
Nounssegregationistsomeone who believes the races should be kept apart
Verbssegregateseparate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others
segregatedivide from the main body or mass and collect

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