Define: 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.


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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.


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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

This glossary post was last updated: 6th April, 2020