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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of victimise.

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Examples

  • Peter Morici, a former chief economist at the US International Trade Commission, said Chinese imports were reaching the US at less than the cost of the materials in them: "It's really a beggar-thy-neighbour policy [by China] that victimises trading partners."

    US politicians threaten trade war with China

  • Ferguson has long felt the FA victimises United, a view he has held for well over a decade, describing the disciplinary department as a "dysfunctional unit", whereas the club's legal adviser, Graham Bean, has accused the FA of acting "like a communist state".

    David Gill slates FA colleagues for Manchester United 'victimisation'

  • So it deliberately oppresses, enslaves and victimises its own palestinian people because they know only too well that western media will lap it up and blame Israel.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Show Me Love, a sort of Swedish Skins – misbehaving teenagers – in which the most popular girl in the year first victimises the class lesbian then falls in love with her, is good.

    Recenter Reading Roundup « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • What we do know, because history tells us this over and over again, is that appeasement invariably brings not peace but war; and that when the world favours aggressors and further victimises their victims, countless more foot-soldiers are recruited to the cause of violence.

    Peace in our time

  • I mean, a corrupt state with poor law is still a corrupt state with poor law if its market is behind a trade barrier - and national sovereignty doesn't mean much if the state systematically victimises the vulnerable.

    Real World Economics -- Protectionism Is Not Always Wrong

  • Why is it always some vague and nebulous and consequently unaccountable system, man, that victimises you while I, as a fairly nonnebulous white male, a specific one, with a name and an adress, make off with the metaphorical loot?

    The male privilege checklist

  • War prejudice indeed desires one kind of story only, and victimises those who give it what it does not want.

    The Better Germany in War Time Being some Facts towards Fellowship

  • In the Himalayas the common cuckoo victimises chiefly pipits, larks, and chats, but its eggs have been found in the nests of many other birds, including the magpie-robin, white-cheeked bulbul, spotted forktail, rufous-backed shrike, and the jungle babbler.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • The bird victimises, not crows, but babblers; nevertheless the corvi seem to dislike it as intensely as they dislike koels.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

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