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  Definition of segregation
  1. the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"
  2. a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
  3. (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes
Similar Words: sequestration, separatism

 

Hyponyms: racial segregation, de facto segregation, de jure segregation, purdah, white separatism

 

Part Meronyms: meiosis, miosis, reduction division

 

Derivational Morphology: seclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw, segregate

 

Anagrams: resignation, nitrogenase

 

 
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