Meaning of “marginalize” in the English Dictionary

"marginalize" in British English

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marginalizeverb [ T often passive ]

UK usually marginalise uk /ˈmɑː.dʒɪ.nəl.aɪz/ us /ˈmɑːr.dʒɪ.nəl.aɪz/
noun [ U ] UK usually marginalisation uk /ˌmɑː.dʒɪ.nə.laɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌmɑːr.dʒɪ.nə.ləˈzeɪ.ʃən/

The marginalization of certain groups within the community may lead to social unrest.

(Definition of “marginalize” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)