role segregation

(noun) The process of separating various role partners from one another.

Example: Judges will recuse themselves from a case in which they have personal connections such as relatives or business partners.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: role segregations
  • The terms role segregation and social role segregation are used interchangeably in a sociological context.
  • Variant form: role-segregation
  • Also called audience segregation.
  • Role segregation used in a sentence: I have to practice role segregation to keep my home life and work life separate.

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