/ ˌɪntɪˈgreɪʃn; NAmE / noun
[ U , C ] the act or process of combining two or more things so that they work together (= of integrating them) :
The aim is to promote closer economic integration.
His music is an integration of tradition and new technology.
[ U ] the act or process of mixing people who have previously been separated, usually because of colour, race, religion, etc. :
racial integration in schools
early 17th cent.: from Latin integratio(n-) , from the verb integrare , from integer whole, from in- (expressing negation) + the root of tangere to touch.