Definition of ghettoize in English:

ghettoize

(also ghettoise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Put in or restrict to an isolated or segregated place, group, or situation:

    ‘they called for a policy that seeks to integrate foreign labourers rather than ghettoize them’
    • ‘We did not want to be ghettoised and isolated.’
    • ‘They don't ghettoize crime writers in other countries, and of course they shouldn't.’
    • ‘There will be fears that such schools will ghettoise Muslims by teaching them separately from other children.’
    • ‘He said that if this issue was not addressed, it would create problems of social exclusion, and create ghettoised undocumented communities.’
    • ‘This ‘soft’ segregation, he says, suggests that Britain is moving towards being a segregated, ghettoised society.’

Pronunciation

ghettoize

/ˈɡɛtəʊʌɪz/