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sideline

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsaɪdlaɪn/
to force someone or something into a situation in which they have less influence or importance than before: After I got pregnant, I felt that my bosses were sidelining me. The oil industry would be very unhappy if this legislation was sidelined.
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