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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of marginalise.

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  • A form of education that ignores or marginalises the moral and religious dimension of the person is a hindrance to full education, because “children and young people have a right to be motivated to appraise moral values with a right conscience, to embrace them with a personal adherence, together with a deeper knowledge and love of God.”

    Education

  • I indeed think that condemning compensated dating itself is immoral, because it marginalises the young people involved.

    Global Voices in English » Hong Kong: “Compensated Dating” and the use of Pejoratives

  • The two-party system is a real problem, both in how it imposes this type of dualism on a massive complex country like the US and how it marginalises other political voices which then coalesce around these lunatic fringes because they have no other place to go.

    The level of stupid is just awesome.

  • A law allowing 16-year-olds to opt out of prayers in assembly devalues and marginalises religion in schools, Dr Barry Morgan, the Archbishop of Wales, has warned.

    Foisting fake Christianity on the young « Anglican Samizdat

  • So, rather than the divine acting as a source of legislation as in Anscombe, Paul thus marginalises any legalistic obligatoriness more forcefully than she does.

    Paul is rather paradoxically in many ways a stridently secular thinker

  • So, rather than the divine acting as a source of legislation as in Anscombe, Paul thus marginalises any legalistic obligatoriness more forcefully than she does.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • “I am concerned that this is the thin end of the wedge and could be just the start of a process that devalues and ultimately marginalises the provision of collective worship in schools”.

    Foisting fake Christianity on the young « Anglican Samizdat

  • According to Andrew Lansley, this latest initiative was not discussed by the Shadow Cabinet, adding more weight to the suggestion that Cameron marginalises many senior MPs.

    Cameron plans to cut ministers' pay

  • That embodies just precisely the problem at the heart of "fair trade" when that goes wrong: it further marginalises the poor, the people at the bottom of the heap.

    Slave-Made Goods by Country: A List from the Department of Labor

  • Hence the salience to Fuller's reputation of his role as Hart's natural law opponent marginalises some important strengths of his scholarship.

    Archive 2008-12-01

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