Marginalisation

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Definition: Marginalisation


Quick Summary of Marginalisation


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




What is the dictionary definition of Marginalisation?

Dictionary Definition


The act of marginalising or something marginalised.


Full Definition of Marginalisation


The process whereby something or someone is pushed to the edge of a group and accorded lesser importance. This is predominantly a social phenomenon by which a minority or sub-group is excluded, and their needs or desires ignored.


Examples of Marginalisation in a sentence


he worked hard to eliminate social and economic marginalisation
The marginalisation of the underclass.
The marginalisation of literature.


Synonyms For Marginalisation


marginality, marginalization, sidelining, alienation, marginalized

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Marginalisation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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