segregate from (someone or something)

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segregate from (someone or something)

1. To separate or become isolated from other people or things within some larger group. The adult males of the species segregate from the rest of the herd during mass migration. The four of us just kind of segregated from the others in the class over the course of the semester.
2. To separate or isolate one or more people or things from other people or things within some larger group. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "segregate" and "from." The teacher wanted to segregate the boys from the girls in the classroom. We're trying to segregate these aberrant data sets from the rest of the results.
See also: segregate
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segregate (someone) from (someone else)

 and segregate (something) from (something else)
to separate someone from someone else or something from something else. I was asked to segregate the swimmers from the nonswimmers. Let's segregate the larger fish from the smaller ones.
See also: segregate

segregate something from something else Go to segregate someone from someone

See also: else, go, segregate, to
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Basnett in believing that "our" views, "our" society, "our" policy, stood for something quite definitely segregated from the main body of society in a circle of superior illumination.
Each portfolio is structured so that the asset, liabilities, liquidity and investment terms of each portfolio is segregated from those of other investors.
Participant contributions are considered to be plan assets as soon as they can be reasonably segregated from the employer's general assets, but not later than the 15th day of the month following the month in which the contributions are withheld.
Yesterday Hughes made clear he did not want to be segregated from other prisoners.
* A PRACTITIONER WHO DOES LITIGATION CONSULTING should document the circumstances of his of her hiring, log relevant phone calls and appointments, obtain an engagement letter from the lawyer, label the project's work product confidential, properly conduct client meetings, directly in voice the attorney (not the client), send reports directly to the lawyer and make sure engagement report materials are segregated from other work files.
The costs for these measures on the girls remained high; girls were segregated from the community, placed in institutions, and rigidly controlled often for their whole lifetimes.
It examines segregation trends in large school districts nationwide, investigating whether metropolitan countywide districts are still integrated, the extent to which children in central city school districts are segregated from children of other races, and whether there are effects from the dramatic increase in minority enrollment in large suburban systems.
DOL regulations require that these contributions be considered plan assets as of the earliest date they can reasonably be segregated from the general assets of the company.
In a segregated-cell captive, assets and liabilities held within each cell are segregated from the assets and liabilities of the company itself.
RIVAL fans travelling to Manor Park will be segregated from Nuneaton Borough supporters for the remainder of the season following last weekend's violent flare-up at the ground.
If an individual maintains the funds for his own campaign, they must be clearly segregated from his other, personal funds, according to Regs.
His behavior was viewed as destructive and he was further segregated from the community for fear he might destroy property belonging to neighbors or local businesses.
The unit had to be physically segregated from the rest of the facility, the staff had to have specialized training, and there were other criteria.