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marginalize

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verb mar·gin·al·ize \ˈmärj-nə-ˌlīz, ˈmär-jə-nəl-ˌīz\

Simple Definition of marginalize

  • : to put or keep (someone) in a powerless or unimportant position within a society or group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of marginalize

marginalized

marginalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to relegate to an unimportant or powerless position within a society or group

marginalization

play \ˌmärj-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌmär-jə-nəl-ə-\ noun

Examples of marginalize in a sentence

  1. The program helps people from marginalized groups.



1970

First Known Use of marginalize

1970


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