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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 (someone, something, or an animal) into something

to isolate someone, an animal, or something into something or a special place. We segregated the infected people into a separate room. Let's segregate the white pigs into a different pen.
See also: segregate

segregate something from something else Go to segregate someone from someone

See also: else, segregate
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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed a lawsuit against the governor and state officials in May in part arguing the law intentionally segregates students by race.
Hardware Zoning: This type of zoning segregates physical switches or sections of a switch via circuitry.
Crucial to this dance of chromosomes is the mitotic spindle , an elaborate skeleton of proteins that segregates the threads of DNA appropriately (SN: 8/31/96, p.
381(c)(2)(B) segregates the accumulated earnings and profits (AE&P) deficit of one constituent corporation from the positive AE&P of the other constituent corporation until the deficit AE&P has been offset by earnings and profits accumulated after the corporate combination.
A court will not allow a landlord who segregates after such assignment or bankruptcy to oppose an assignee's or trustee's claim for return of such security.
Postage savings--controls pages per envelope, cuts number of envelopes used and segregates mailings to optimize postal operations.