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marginalize

verb [T often passive] (UK usually marginalise) uk   /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nə.laɪz/  us   /ˈmɑːr-/
to treat someone or something as if they are not important: Now that English has taken over as the main language, the country's native language has been marginalized.
marginalization
noun [U] (UK usually marginalisation) uk   /ˌmɑː.dʒɪ.nə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmɑːr.dʒɪ.nə.lə-/
The marginalization of certain groups within the community may lead to social unrest.
Translations of “marginalize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使邊緣化, 忽視, 排斥…
in Russian игнорировать, оттеснять…
in Turkish birine bir şeye önemsizmiş gibi davranmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使边缘化, 忽视, 排斥…
in Polish marginalizować…
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