desegregation

[ dee-seg-ri-gey-shuh n, dee-seg- ]SEE DEFINITION OF desegregation

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The second question of usage concerns the words integration and desegregation.

The local commander also arranged for the desegregation of some off-base social facilities in a effort to improve black morale.

WORD ORIGIN

1935, American English, from de- "do the opposite of" + segregation in the racial sense.