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We must not marginalize the poor in our society.
  to treat as unimportant or to maneuver others into an unimportant position
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marginalized marginalization marginalize marginalizing marginalizes
Strongly Associated with:   marginal
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  • We must not marginalize the poor in our society.
  • The black people around me were strong and determined but marginalized and excluded.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • A central part of Hitler’s plan was to marginalize Jews, to make us "the other."
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Marginalized," he said, happy to have come up with the word.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • "The Crazy Life" in my youth, although devastating, was only the beginning stages of what I believe is now a consistent and growing genocidal level of destruction predicated on thepremise there are marginalized youth with no jobs or future, and therefore expendable.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • The ANC, he maintained, faced "international marginalization" unless it took the initiative to deescalate sanctions.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Stigma, March says, keeps families from accepting a loved one’s illness and seeking treatment for them, and it also marginalizes those who are afflicted.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • In that no-win situation—inauthentic, even irresponsible, to those looking for a politically representative canvas; marginalized by those assessing value by how "moral" the characters were—my only option was fidelity to my own sensibility.
    Toni Morrison  --  Sula
  • Some security experts noted that the countries that nurture terrorists are disproportionally those where women are marginalized.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • As the number of baby-boom teenagers declined, the fast food chains began to hire other marginalized workers: recent immigrants, the elderly, and the handicapped.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation

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  • He argues that "the sixties swept away lofty oratory and marginalized elaborately constructed prose," to the point where the American public now distrusts formality in language as insincere.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • The mayor was a careerist, a consummate professional, and he knew how the game should be run against an ethnic challenger: marginalize him, isolate him, acknowledge his passion but color it radical, name it zealotry.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Within the State Department, the trafficking office has been marginalized, even relegated to another building.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But another reason may be the youth bulge in Islam—partly because of lagging efforts on family planning—and the broader marginalization of women.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "Women are marginalized in the developing world," says Catherine.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • There’s a strong correlation between countries where women are marginalized and countries with high maternal mortality.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "These were clinics focusing on the poorest, the marginalized, in the slums," said Cyprian Awiti, the head of Marie Stopes in Kenya.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Her father told her stories of how the recently emancipated black people were essentially re-enslaved by former Confederate officers and soldiers, who used violence, intimidation, lynching, and peonage to keep African Americans subordinate and marginalized.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • And Saima herself would be marginalized in the household, cast off like an old sock.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • We have been unwilling to commit to a process of truth and reconciliation in which people are allowed to give voice to the difficulties created by racial segregation, racial subordination, and marginalization.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • But the law was applied much more broadly, and soon thousands of mothers with children living in poor, marginalized communities where drugs and drug addiction are rampant were at risk of prosecution.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The unfortunate reality is that women’s issues are marginalized, and in any case sex trafficking and mass rape should no more be seen as women’s issues than slavery was a black issue or the Holocaust was a Jewish issue.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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Associated words [difficulty]:   marginalize [6] , marginal [3]
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