Definition of marginalization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːrdʒɪnələˈzeɪʃn//
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the process or result of making somebody feel as if they are not important and cannot influence decisions or events; the fact of putting somebody in a position in which they have no power the marginalization of the elderly