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ghettoize Line breaks: ghetto|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɛtəʊʌɪz/
(also ghettoise)

Definition of ghettoize in English:


[with object]
Put in or restrict to an isolated or segregated place, group, or situation: they called for a policy that seeks to integrate foreign labourers rather than ghettoize them
More example sentences
  • We did not want to be ghettoised and isolated.
  • This ‘soft’ segregation, he says, suggests that Britain is moving towards being a segregated, ghettoised society.
  • They don't ghettoize crime writers in other countries, and of course they shouldn't.


Pronunciation: /ˌɡɛtəʊʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Hasn't the world learned a thing from past internment, ghettoization and marginalization of groups?
  • It is nothing less than an extension of genre ghettoization.
  • There are people who can't manage a word of English and what is worse make no attempt to learn the language of their adopted country inevitably leading to isolation and social and cultural ghettoisation.
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