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segregation is pronounced in four syllables
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An example use of segregation in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… to this other segregation pattern that …”
meanings of segregation
The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into various categories which occurs due to social forces (culture, etc).
The separation of a pair of chromatids or chromosomes during mitosis and meiosis.
The setting apart in Mendelian inheritance of alleles, such that each parent passes only one allele to its offspring.
The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into racial or other categories (e.g. religion, sex).
The setting apart or separation of things or people, as a natural process, a manner of organizing people that may be voluntary or enforced by law.
Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive or adhesive attraction or the crystallizing process.
segregation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word segregation occurs in english on average 2.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics segregation can be related to
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