from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To abolish or eliminate segregation in.
- transitive v. To open (a school or workplace, for example) to members of all races or ethnic groups, especially by force of law.
- intransitive v. To become open to members of all races or ethnic groups.
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- v. To remove segregation by allowing access to something by people of all races or ethnicity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to eliminate laws, regulations, or customs which prohibit members of a specific racial or national group from using (certain locations, organizations, or facilities); to introduce members of a racial or religious group into (a community, facility, or organization from which they had been barred).
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- v. open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
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