# integration-n; 3 Senses

### Sense Number 1: desegregation of people

Commentary: INTEGRATION[+event] The act of bringing people of diverse racial, religious, or cultural groups together.

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Racial integration has always been a personal goal of mine.

Congress passed a law encouraging integration.

The integration of campus occurred in 1968.

They protested the religious integration of the community.

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WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers:
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### Sense Number 2: combination

Commentary: INTEGRATION[+event] The act of bringing two things (anything except for population groups) together into one entity.

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The integration of our Human Resources and our Personnel departments would save a lot of money.

We're working toward the integration of our technology resources.

The integration of Europe into the European Union could have been predicted by long-term trends.

The new-age healer promoted body-mind integration.

Last year saw the integration of the two leagues into one organizing body.

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### Sense Number 3: calculus

Commentary: A mathematical operation that determines the integral of a function.

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The teacher taught us integration, but I failed the test because I hadn't gone to class.

After performing some simple integration, John calculated the cost of re-tiling his floor.

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