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scapegoatingnoun [U]

/ˈskeɪp.ɡəʊ.tɪŋ/  us /-ɡoʊ.t̬ɪŋ/
the act of blaming a person or group for something bad that has happened or that someone else has done: the scapegoating of immigrants for the country's economic problems
(Definition of scapegoating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scapegoatingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈskeɪpɡəʊtɪŋ/
the act of blaming a person or thing for something bad that someone else has done: He criticised the scapegoating of a religious minority for America's recent economic failures.
(Definition of scapegoating from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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