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marginalisation

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  • noun UK Alternative spelling of marginalization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the social process of becoming or being made marginal (especially as a group within the larger society)

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Examples

  • The Tigers, listed as a terror group by many Western nations, have been fighting since 1983 for an ethnic Tamil state in the north and east after decades of what they call marginalisation by governments dominated by the Sinhalese majority.

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • How long do you have to sit around and wonder how it must feel to be constantly suspected of deviance, constantly denied your due, constantly underestimated, forgotten, ignored, invisible to realise that marginalisation is bad for your health?

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  • Although conditions were favourable for rapid progress "we are at the cross-roads between success and long-term marginalisation".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Similarly, the government needs to ensure that the efforts of South Africa's youth to end their deliberate marginalisation, which is the result of years of apartheid policies.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Similarly, the government needs to ensure that the efforts of South Africa's youth to end their deliberate marginalisation, which is the result of years of apartheid policies.

    NATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FORUM

  • Orhan Pamuk attacks 'marginalisation' of non-English writers

    JD Salinger's letters reveal admiration for Tim Henman

  • I think we must avoid to “chapelize” in French, "chapelliser" -- CAP the extraordinary form, meaning that we must avoid its remaining in a kind of marginalisation, which reduces the life of the Church of those who adhere to it.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • But they were concerned about the "marginalisation" of coloured people.

    Coloured vote still split between ANC and NNP

  • South African Foreign Minister Alfred Nzo said his government was concerned about the "marginalisation" of Africa from the process of globalisation and liberalisation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Among the grievances are what they term "marginalisation" and racial discrimination.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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