Keywords: integration, mainstreaming, merger, integrate, mainstream, merge, integral (mathematics), integration (mathematics)

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. The combination of things so that they are closely linked or so that they form one thing. English = integration.
2. A social policy that aims at bringing people from different social groups together in work, education and normal social life. English = integration.
3. An educational policy that aims to educate disadvantaged or disabled people within the normal school system, rather than in special schools. English = mainstreaming.
4. The combination of two or more things into one thing. English = merger.
5. In mathematics, the finding of an integral or intergrals. English = integration.
6. In mathematics, a function satisfying a given differential equation. English = integral.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To combine things so that they are closely linked or so that they form one thing. English = integrate.
2. Of people, to mix people together who are from different social groups. Used especially when talking about different racial groups, or disadvantaged groups. English = integrate.
3. Of disabled people, especially deaf or hearing impaired people, to educate them within the normal school system, rather than in special schools. English = mainstream, integrate.
4. To combine two or more things into one thing. English = merge.
5. In mathematics, to perform the operation of integration. English = integrate.