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stigmatize

verb [T often passive] uk (UK usually stigmatise)   /ˈstɪɡ.mə.taɪz/ us  
to treat someone or something unfairly by disapproving of them or it: People should not be stigmatized on the basis of race.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
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