Definition of Marginalize

1. Verb. Relegate to a lower or outer edge, as of specific groups of people. "We must not marginalize the poor in our society"

Exact synonyms: Marginalise
Generic synonyms: Interact
Derivative terms: Marginalisation, Marginalization



Definition of Marginalize

1. Verb. (transitive) To relegate (something, especially a topic or a group of people,) to the margins or to a lower limit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marginalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marginalize

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Literary usage of Marginalize

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1. The Culture of Violence by Kumar Rupesinghe (1994)
"(iv) Cessation of state-inspired murder and terror The NRM has so far managed to silence most of the guns of Kampala and also to marginalize state-inspired ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"FE Schulze. marginalize (mar'ji-nal-iz), г1.; prĂȘt, and pp. marginalized, ... Byron could marginalize with similar fertility and facility. ..."

3. Drug Addiction Research & the Health of Women edited by Cora L. Wetherington (1999)
"Requirements such as a stable home environment, a medicaid card, or absence of a criminal record marginalize women and keep them out of institutional ..."

4. Adult Literacy And New Technologies: Tools For A Lifetime by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"... to read has often isolated people from the mainstream of society, technological "illiteracy" threatens to marginalize those who lack technology access. ..."

5. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"I used to put scraps into drawers, so that I could tumble them over and over; to marginalize and make notes on cards, which I could shuffle about: but, ..."

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