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segregation
American English: /ˌsɛɡrəˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌsɛɡrɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of segregation in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Both are oil towns with amazingly strict class segregation.
    • Several spoke about the need for more and better publicised youth facilities, an end to segregation in schools, and the problem of drug dealers in their communities.
    • It is also a city of exploitation and segregation and fear.
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Cultural Note: segregation

La política de separar a ciertos grupos del resto de la comunidad, especialmente en razón de su raza. En EEUU la política de segregación, especialmente en los estados del sur, privó a los afroamericanos de sus derechos y los obligó a asistir a colegios, utilizar hoteles, restaurantes y cines etc., separados de los blancos. La campaña en favor de los derechos civiles llevó a la aprobación de la Civil Rights Act of 1964, que obligó a los estados del sur a terminar con esta práctica.