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tr.v. mar·gin·al·ized, mar·gin·al·iz·ing, mar·gin·al·iz·es
To relegate or confine to a lower or outer limit or edge, as of social standing.

mar′gin·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.marginalization - the social process of becoming or being made marginal (especially as a group within the larger society); "the marginalization of the underclass"; "the marginalization of literature"
social process - a process involved in the formation of groups of persons


nMarginalisierung f (geh)
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