ghettoize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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ghettoizeverb [T often passive]

(UK usually ghettoise) uk   /ˈɡet.əʊ.aɪz/  us   /ˈɡet̬.oʊ-/
to ​treat a ​particulargroup in ​society are as if they are different from the other ​parts of ​society and as if ​theiractivities and ​interests are not ​important to other ​people: Feminist ​writers, she ​claimed, had been ghettoized, ​theirbooksplaced on ​separateshelves in the ​shops. The TV ​company is ​aware of the ​danger of ghettoizing ​disabilityissues by ​offering "​specialist" ​programmes.
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