ghettoize


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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.

ghettoize

(ˈɡɛtəʊˌaɪz) or

ghettoise

vb
(tr) to confine or restrict to a particular area, activity, or category: to ghettoize women as housewives.
ˌghettoiˈzation, ˌghettoiˈsation n

ghet•to•ize

(ˈgɛt oʊˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to segregate in or as if in a ghetto.
[1935–40]
ghet`to•i•za′tion, n.

ghettoize


Past participle: ghettoized
Gerund: ghettoizing

Imperative
ghettoize
ghettoize
Present
I ghettoize
you ghettoize
he/she/it ghettoizes
we ghettoize
you ghettoize
they ghettoize
Preterite
I ghettoized
you ghettoized
he/she/it ghettoized
we ghettoized
you ghettoized
they ghettoized
Present Continuous
I am ghettoizing
you are ghettoizing
he/she/it is ghettoizing
we are ghettoizing
you are ghettoizing
they are ghettoizing
Present Perfect
I have ghettoized
you have ghettoized
he/she/it has ghettoized
we have ghettoized
you have ghettoized
they have ghettoized
Past Continuous
I was ghettoizing
you were ghettoizing
he/she/it was ghettoizing
we were ghettoizing
you were ghettoizing
they were ghettoizing
Past Perfect
I had ghettoized
you had ghettoized
he/she/it had ghettoized
we had ghettoized
you had ghettoized
they had ghettoized
Future
I will ghettoize
you will ghettoize
he/she/it will ghettoize
we will ghettoize
you will ghettoize
they will ghettoize
Future Perfect
I will have ghettoized
you will have ghettoized
he/she/it will have ghettoized
we will have ghettoized
you will have ghettoized
they will have ghettoized
Future Continuous
I will be ghettoizing
you will be ghettoizing
he/she/it will be ghettoizing
we will be ghettoizing
you will be ghettoizing
they will be ghettoizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ghettoizing
you have been ghettoizing
he/she/it has been ghettoizing
we have been ghettoizing
you have been ghettoizing
they have been ghettoizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ghettoizing
you will have been ghettoizing
he/she/it will have been ghettoizing
we will have been ghettoizing
you will have been ghettoizing
they will have been ghettoizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ghettoizing
you had been ghettoizing
he/she/it had been ghettoizing
we had been ghettoizing
you had been ghettoizing
they had been ghettoizing
Conditional
I would ghettoize
you would ghettoize
he/she/it would ghettoize
we would ghettoize
you would ghettoize
they would ghettoize
Past Conditional
I would have ghettoized
you would have ghettoized
he/she/it would have ghettoized
we would have ghettoized
you would have ghettoized
they would have ghettoized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ghettoize - put in a ghetto; "The Jews in Eastern Europe were ghettoized"
isolate, insulate - place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"
Translations

ghettoize

[ˈgetəʊˌaɪz] VT (fig) → marginar

ghettoize

vtzum G(h)etto machen
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This confirms the Education Ministry's intent over the last few years to ghettoize the Albanian students in this school.
Today, there is nothing marginal about poverty--which is why the harder they try to ghettoize it, the more impossible they find it to do so.
The Gay Party tells us that we homosexuals must band together to fight against high-school bullies, and to encourage kids to 'come out' and ghettoize themselves into little gay support groups where they can become conversant in Party dogma and avoid ever having to learn to deal effectively with their straight peers .