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

 

stigmatization

 noun
(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌstɪɡmətaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstɪɡmətəˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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treatment of somebody that makes them feel that they are very bad or unimportant There is a need to combat the stigmatization of people with mental disorders.