What does integration mean?

Definitions for integration
ˌɪn tɪˈgreɪ ʃənin·te·gra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. integration, integrating, desegregationnoun

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

  2. consolidation, integrationnoun

    the act of combining into an integral whole

    "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"

  3. integrationnoun

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


  1. integrationnoun

    The act or process of making whole or entire.

  2. integrationnoun

    The process of fitting into a community, notably applied to 'visible' (ethnic, immigrant...) minorities

  3. integrationnoun

    The operation of finding the integral of a function.

  4. integrationnoun

    In evolution, the process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent; supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in species' development.

  5. Etymology: From to integrate (from integratus, the past participle of integrare 'to make a whole', from integer 'whole') + -ation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Integrationnoun

    the act or process of making whole or entire

  2. Integrationnoun

    the operation of finding the primitive function which has a given function for its differential coefficient. See Integral

  3. Integrationnoun

    in the theory of evolution: The process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent. It is supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in development

  4. Etymology: [L. integratio a renewing, restoring: cf. F. intgration.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. integration

    1. In force protection, the synchronized transfer of units into an operational commander's force prior to mission execution. 2. The arrangement of military forces and their actions to create a force that operates by engaging as a whole. 3. In photography, a process by which the average radar picture seen on several scans of the time base may be obtained on a print, or the process by which several photographic images are combined into a single image. See also force protection.

Editors Contribution

  1. integration

    The act and process of to integrate.

    Integration of humans in every country across the world is part of the creation of peace, harmony, unity and love on the planet.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'integration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3842

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'integration' in Nouns Frequency: #1601

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of integration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of integration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of integration in a Sentence

  1. Negash Teklu:

    If 12 of us members of EAPP sit down and agree on fair distribution of electricity needs it can support and compliment each country’s development initiative, contribute to regional unity energy integration has happened before in the European Union, different states of the United States and parts of Asia, so there is no reason EAPP's goals … can’t be met while addressing climate concerns.

  2. Scott Kostyra:

    This middleware is essentially at the core of the loan market ecosystem that will provide seamless integration among systems and straight-through-processing of loan servicing and settlement data, this efficiency gain is, in itself, important, but will also contribute to bringing down loan trade settlement times.

  3. Stefan Lehne:

    The financial crisis has resulted in the renationalization of a lot of European policies. Foreign policy is one, the notion that foreign policy can be a driver of European integration is not very plausible. I don't think the trust is there. If things get really tough, it will be national decisions by a few big countries or coalitions of the willing.

  4. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    On the one hand, we want to reach an agreement with which the British government can successfully campaign, in the forthcoming referendum, to remain in the European Union, on the other hand, we don't want to, and we won't, call into question the core principles of European integration. These include in particular the principle of free movement and the principle of non-discrimination between European citizens.

  5. James Blackmore:

    The level of integration between Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and Marine Corps is truly seamless, and testament to how close we've become, the ability to operate from the sea with the most advanced fighter jets ever created is a significant moment in our history, offering reassurance to our allies and demonstrating the UK's formidable air power to our adversaries.

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