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ghettoize

[ get-oh-ahyz ]
/ 藞g蓻t o蕣藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), ghet路to路ized, ghet路to路iz路ing.
to place or collect in a ghetto: New immigrants still tended to ghettoize in the cities.
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Also especially British, ghet路to路ise .

Origin of ghettoize

First recorded in 1935鈥40; ghetto + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM ghettoize

ghet路to路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ghettoize

ghettoize

ghettoise

/ (藞伞蓻t蓹蕣藢a瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to confine or restrict to a particular area, activity, or categoryto ghettoize women as housewives

Derived forms of ghettoize

ghettoization or ghettoisation, noun
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