victimize Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “victimize” in the English Dictionary

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victimizeverb [T]

(UK usually victimise) uk   us   /ˈvɪk.tɪ.maɪz/
to ​treat someone in an ​intentionallyunfair way, ​especially because of ​theirrace, ​sex, ​beliefs, etc.: He ​claimed he'd been victimized by the ​police. Nixon ​felt that he was being victimized by the ​media.
noun [U] (UK usually victimisation) uk   us   /ˌvɪk.tɪ.maɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of victimize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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