1. [ noun ] (sociology) a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
Synonyms: separatism
Related terms: social_organization de_jure_segregation apartheid purdah white_separatism de_facto_segregation segregate
2. [ noun ] (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes
Related terms: organic_process meiosis genetics
3. [ noun ] the act of segregating or sequestering
Synonyms: sequestration

"sequestration of the jury"

Related terms: integration separation seclude
Similar spelling:   segregationist