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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.’
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