Definition of ghettoization in US English:


(British ghettoisation)


  • See ghettoize

    • ‘Hasn't the world learned a thing from past internment, ghettoization and marginalization of groups?’
    • ‘It is nothing less than an extension of genre ghettoization.’
    • ‘There were a lot of things wrong with council houses - not least the ghettoisation of estates - but they fulfilled a need that is still there.’
    • ‘There are people who can't manage a word of English and what is worse make no attempt to learn the language of their adopted country inevitably leading to isolation and social and cultural ghettoisation.’
    • ‘Another researcher views nursing as being identified with a docile female role, which has led to a ghettoization of the career field.’