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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTEGRATING

It has acted as a disintegrating as well as an integrating force.

And if so, why may not this integrating, as I should propose to call it, have been going on for ever?

Only the integrating force of state building could have stopped this slave trade.

It consists of ten integrating machines in a row, coupled up and working together.

Integrating procedures ascertain a different form of cooperation and competition.

In the Age of Cognition, we cannot afford such a long cycle for integrating human cognitive resources.

It must grow from within, by integrating experiences, including painful and traumatic ones.

Social institutions did their part in integrating East and West; but the politically integrating force was supplied by party.

A recording drum or integrating apparatus may be arranged on the pulley frames.

The integrating force of such a basin will often overcome the disintegrating force of race antagonisms.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, "to render (something) whole," from Latin integratus, past participle of integrare "make whole," from integer "whole" (see integer). Meaning "to put together parts or elements and combine them into a whole" is from 1802. Integrate in the "racially desegregate" sense is a back-formation from integration, dating to the 1948 U.S. presidential contest. Related: Integrated; integrating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTEGRATING

desegregation

nounintegration
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