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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of desegregate.

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Examples

  • AMBASSADOR MONDALE: One of the problems in trade here is that control over the economy is quite desegregated, that is sprinkled around, so the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications will have a big hunk of television and telephone and so on that they'll run; the Ministry of Agriculture will have forestry and all of agriculture that they'll run.

    Remarks By Ambassador Mondale Tokyo

  • Do you think that if Hip hop was around in the 30's 40 and 50's as oppose to Dr. King in his movement that we would be sitting in a so-called desegregated society and we would have seen the the kind of civil rights legislation we saw.

    SOHH Blogs

  • Technically, the word "reverberated" is just as long, and so is "desegregated" - but they're sometimes disqualified because they require using the past tense.

    doggdot.us

  • But I never knew that the white racist mobs later harrassed and violently attacked the few white students who refused to flee from the "desegregated" school.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • It brings together people like Caleigh Rathmell, a high-school senior from the affluent suburb of Mountain Brook, and Richard Winchester, a senior at A.H. Parker, Birmingham's original, century-old Negro high school -- long "desegregated," except for the near-entire absence of white students.

    Up From Jim Crow

  • And that's the reason why now that we have so many social things and we have this kind of desegregated stance of reality, with phones and everything.

    Comments at Boxes and Arrows

  • Indeed, after several days of rioting, white business and government leaders sat down with the civil rights leader and signed an agreement that allowed blacks full access to commercial and public spaces in the city and desegregated jobs in downtown stores.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • The Bad Nigger desegregated the South and, in one of the great ironies in American history, he did so by speaking through the man whose mission was to wipe him from the face of the earth: the apostle of nonviolence, Martin Luther King.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • After the lunch counter at the largest department store in Atlanta was desegregated, sit-in organizers were dismayed that the first black people to eat there honored the occasion by dressing in their finest clothes, including fur coats.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Likewise, suburban school districts could not be desegregated without interdistrict remedies because of the scarcity of minority students in the suburbs.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

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  • The longest common word with typewriter letters from the left hand.
    --Chris Cole, Wordplay (See comment under "Wordplay List".)

    May 25, 2008