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ghettoize

[get-oh-ahyz] /ˈgɛt oʊˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), ghettoized, ghettoizing.
1.
to place or collect in a ghetto:
New immigrants still tended to ghettoize in the cities.
Also, especially British, ghettoise.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; ghetto + -ize
Related forms
ghettoization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ghettoize

ghettoize

/ˈɡɛtəʊˌaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to confine or restrict to a particular area, activity, or category: to ghettoize women as housewives
Derived Forms
ghettoization, ghettoisation, noun
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