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Definition of the verb ghettoize

What does ghettoize mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ghettoized | ghettoizing | ghettoizes

  1. put in a ghetto
    • example: The Jews in Eastern Europe were ghettoized
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: ghettoise
    • more generic words: insulate / isolate = place or set apart

Alternative definition of the verb ghettoize


  1. [transitive] To put someone in a ghetto, or to isolate as if in a ghetto.
  2. [transitive] To make a place into a ghetto, or to add the characteristics of a ghetto.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ghettoize

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Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

ghetto ~Gauf - Goff ~getoe'iez - ghettoize ~gauk - gawk ~getoe'izzaeshin - ghettoization ~gaul - gall ~getoewiez - ghettoize ~gaul - gaul ~getoewizzaeshin - ghettoization ~gaulblader - gallbladder ~getup - getup ~gaulish - gaulish ~ getuwae ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n, -Z ghetto BR 'getors, -Z AM 'gedots, -z ghettoise BR 'getotya IZ, -EZ, -In, -d AM 'gedoo,aiz, -EZ, -in, -d ghettoize BR ...

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts (2012)

by Claude Summers

Others objected ostensibly on the grounds that the sculpture was too large for the park, that it was inappropriate to the neighborhood's architecture, and that it would attract undesirable elements and “ ghettoize” ...

Google previewMorphology: Morphology: its relation to semantics and the lexicon (2004)

by Francis Katamba

fantasize fascistize faucalize Filipinizc finalize finitize Fletcherize fluoridize fractionalize functionalize funicularize ghettoize glamorize glottalize grammaticalize heparinize Hitlerize Hollywoodize Hooverize hormonize hospitalize Humanize ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

Journalism educators essentially ghettoize localnews by focusing on“bigtime” journalism as positive examples of “good journalism”—such as the coverage of huge newsevents by majornewsoutlets such as CNN,TheNew York Times, and ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

feudalize, fictionize, finalize, formalize, formulize, fossilize, fragmentize, fraternize, gallicize, galvanize, germanize, ghettoize, glamorize, globalize, gormandize, gothicize, gourmandize, grecianize, harmonize, heathenize, hebraize, hellenize, ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

,funeralize, ghettoize, Mirandize, nakedize, and so on. The law has many of its own curiosities in -ize (e.g., privatize, collateralize, communitize, ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

While the development of appropriate technology built indigenously has indeed helped women in some countries of the “South,” too much reliance on such technology may ghettoize women in the midst of wider technological changes.

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Ghettoize Meaning

Video shows what ghettoize means. To put someone in a ghetto, or to isolate as if in a ghetto.. To make a place into a ghetto, or to add the characteristics of a ...

Scrabble value of G2H4E1T1T1O1I1Z10E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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