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Definition of marginalize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

marginalize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈmɑrdʒənəˌlaɪz//
 
marginalize somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they marginalize
 
he / she / it marginalizes
 
past simple marginalized
 
-ing form marginalizing
 
 
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to make someone feel as if they are not important and cannot influence decisions or events; to put someone in a position in which they have no power
marginalization
 
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NAmE//ˌmɑrdʒənələˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable] the marginalization of the elderly
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