CET6 TEM8 IELTS 考 研 TOEFL
1. se- "apart from" + greg- + -ate.
2. => separate from the flock.
- segregate:  The etymological idea underlying segregate is of ‘removal from a flock’. The word comes from Latin sēgregāre, a compound verb formed from the prefix sē- ‘apart’ and grex ‘flock’ (source also of English aggregate, congregation, egregious , and gregarious ).
=> aggregate, congregation, egregious, gregarious
- segregate (v.)
- 1540s, from Latin segregatus, past participle of segregare "set apart, lay aside; isolate; divide," literally "separate from the flock," from *se gregare, from se "apart from" (see secret (n.)) + grege, ablative of grex "herd, flock" (see gregarious). Originally often with reference to the religious notion of separating the flock of the godly from sinners. In modern social context, "to force or enforce racial separation and exclusion," 1908. Related: Segregated; segregating.
- 1. They segregate you from the rest of the community.
- 2. The prognosis for producing a late generation segregate variety is favorable.
- 3. Mixture of black powder and magnesium have a tendency to segregate.
- 4. And why should I restrict myself, segregate myself?
- 况且我何必限制自己, 孤立自己 呢 ?
- 5. Impurities tend to segregate at grain boundaries.
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