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Treat (a person, group, or concept) as insignificant or peripheral.‘members of marginalized cultural groups’‘attempting to marginalize those who disagree’
explain, give an explanation of, interpret, explicate, elucidateView synonyms
- ‘This is hardly the first time that a major media network used its power to marginalize political beliefs that contradict those of its owners.’
- ‘Literature that is widely taught today includes writings by women and members of other historically marginalized groups.’
- ‘Soon after, though, the curtain will drop and the media will attempt to marginalize bloggers, hoping they will go away.’
- ‘The term ethnic minority is often used to refer to marginalized cultural groups.’
- ‘Ever since the last elections, in 2001, the two camps have been attempting to marginalise each other.’
- ‘Though there are attempts to marginalize us, our voices are still being heard.’
- ‘Once again, it's about attempting to marginalize Christianity for political gain.’
- ‘The simplification of identities into news-friendly sound-bites throughout the NATO bombing campaign often further marginalises minority groups.’
- ‘So I definitely saw the attempts to marginalize me early on.’
- ‘The effect of this was to marginalize all advocacy groups and interest groups that were not corporate.’
- ‘The alternative, to collapse the diversity into a univocal simplification, inevitably marginalises some members of the community and their interests.’
- ‘He concludes that the nature of this coverage serves to marginalize the groups and assert a greater level of social control over them.’
- ‘Taiwan must not be marginalized, belittled or treated as a locality, he said.’
- ‘Research shows early school leaving marginalises different groups in society, particularly young unskilled men, lone parents and young people in disadvantaged areas or rural areas.’
- ‘Victims are marginalised and suffer twice over when the legal process treats them as mere evidence.’
- ‘They cater to an elite audience that has marginalized market exchange as peripheral.’
- ‘But then again, I went on to blame the mainstream media to a certain degree for marginalizing actors as some kind of annoying special interest group that are like little gnats that fly around.’
- ‘However, I believe what this government is attempting to do is get a political mandate to further marginalise our aboriginal interests.’
- ‘In general, she argues that community college students are multidimensional, yet institutions frequently see them in more constricted terms, further marginalizing them.’
- ‘They will continue to treat Hong Kong as a marketplace - and seek to marginalize dissenters as troublemakers.’
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