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Definition of marginalize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

marginalize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they marginalize
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it marginalizes
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple marginalized
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪzd//
 
past participle marginalized
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form marginalizing
BrE BrE//ˈmɑːdʒɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːrdʒɪnəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
Social justice
 
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marginalize somebody to make somebody feel as if they are not important and cannot influence decisions or events; to put somebody in a position in which they have no power See related entries: Social justice Wordfinderbias, discriminate, equal, feminism, homophobia, human right, marginalize, persecute, race, society
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: marginalize