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

 

marginalization

 noun
(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːrdʒɪnələˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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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