Etymology
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integration (n.)

1610s, "act of bringing together the parts of a whole," from French intégration and directly from Late Latin integrationem (nominative integratio) "renewal, restoration," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin integrare "make whole," also "renew, begin again" (see integrate). Anti-discrimination sense (opposed to segregation) is recorded from 1934.

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Definitions of integration

integration (n.)
the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community;
Synonyms: integrating / desegregation
integration (n.)
the act of combining into an integral whole;
Synonyms: consolidation
integration (n.)
an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined;
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