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segregate

Pronunciation: /ˈsegrɪgeɪt/

Translation of segregate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [races/sexes] segregar*; [rival groups] mantener* aparte they are kept segregated from the rest of the prisoners los mantienen aislados del resto de los presos segregated school[ escuela en la que se practica la segregación racial ]
    Example sentences
    • She has been segregated from the rest of the women in the prison ‘for her own safety’.
    • It is also pressing for the lanes for public transport to be segregated from the rest of the traffic on the bridge.
    • The four inmates - who are segregated from the rest of the prisoners - were only allowed to associate with each other one at a time, until earlier this year.
    Example sentences
    • Baltzell maintained that social status in the U.S. has been segregated along religious and regional lines.
    • Brown has been overturned and the education system is segregated again.
    • The effect of non-secular, religious and segregated education is very destructive on the society as a whole, and on our children's happy, normal life, and upbringing.

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