verb (used with object), marginalized, marginalizing.
to place in a position of marginal importance, influence, or power: the government's attempts to marginalize criticism and restore public confidence.
Also, especially British, marginalise.

1825–35 for an earlier sense; marginal + -ize

marginalization, noun Unabridged
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marginalize or marginalise (ˈmɑːdʒɪnəˌlaɪz)
(tr) to relegate to the fringes, out of the mainstream; make seem unimportant: various economic assumptions marginalize women
marginalise or marginalise
marginali'zation or marginalise
marginali'sation or marginalise

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Word Origin & History

1832, "to make marginal notes," from marginal + -ize. The meaning "force into a position of powerlessness" attested by 1929. Related: Marginalization; marginalized.
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Example sentences
Everything he says serves merely to make the conspiracy crowd look kookier and
  more marginalised.
Now he has been sacked from this second role, and he seems likely to be further
  marginalised in his first position as well.
Above all, as the bac has spread, those without it have become marginalised.
It was the first visit to such a place by a leader and was clearly aimed at
  showing sympathy with the marginalised.
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