[mahr-juh-nl-ahyz] /ˈmɑr dʒə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), marginalized, marginalizing.
to place in a position of marginal importance, influence, or power:
the government’s attempts to marginalize criticism and restore public confidence.
(transitive) to relegate to the fringes, out of the mainstream; make seem unimportant: various economic assumptions marginalize women
1832, “to make marginal notes,” from marginal + -ize. The meaning “force into a position of powerlessness” attested by 1929. Related: Marginalized; marginalizing.
noun, Sociology. 1. a person who participates only slightly in the life of two cultural groups without feeling identified with either group.
[mahr-juh-nl] /ˈmɑr dʒə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to a margin. 2. situated on the border or edge. 3. at the outer or lower limits; minimal for requirements; almost insufficient: marginal subsistence; marginal ability. 4. written or printed in the margin of a page: a marginal note. 5. Sociology. marked by contact with disparate cultures, and […]
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