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INTEGRATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does integration mean? 

INTEGRATION (noun)
  The noun INTEGRATION has 3 senses:

1. the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
2. the act of combining into an integral whole
3. an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined

  Familiarity information: INTEGRATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTEGRATION (noun)


Sense 1integration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

desegregation; integrating; integration

Hypernyms ("integration" is a kind of...):

group action (action taken by a group of people)

Antonym:

segregation (the act of segregating or sequestering)


Sense 2integration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of combining into an integral whole

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

consolidation; integration

Context examples:

a consolidation of two corporations / after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously / the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them

Hypernyms ("integration" is a kind of...):

combination; combining; compounding (the act of combining things to form a new whole)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "integration"):

centralisation; centralization (the act of consolidating power under a central control)

incorporation (consolidating two or more things; union in (or into) one body)

amalgamation; merger; uniting (the combination of two or more commercial companies)

vertical combination; vertical integration (absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution)

horizontal combination; horizontal integration (absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in the same level of production and sharing resources at that level)


Sense 3integration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("integration" is a kind of...):

mathematical operation; mathematical process; operation ((mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods)


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