ghettoization


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ghet·to·ize

 (gĕt′ō-īz′)
tr.v. ghet·to·ized, ghet·to·iz·ing, ghet·to·iz·es
1. To set apart in or as if in a ghetto; isolate.
2. To make into or similar to a ghetto: "He left a city ghettoized and strangled by highways and the auto" (New York).

ghet′to·i·za′tion (-ĭzā′shən) n.
Translations

ghettoization

[ˌgetəʊaɪˈzeɪʃən] N (fig) → marginación f

ghettoization

n the ghettoization of this districtdie G(h)ettobildung in diesem Viertel
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The segregation and ghettoization of the Sassi, especially during the nineteenth century, was the most important outcome of these developments and ultimately resulted in the demonization of the cave dwellings, and the displacement of their population.
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