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To opress; to blackball; to malign, smear, defame, or discredit; to lower public or private opinion--or the status--of an individual or group through hateful, deceitful, or misguided speech or action.
1. If you're a RACIST--regardless of YOUR color--you marginalize people on the basis of THEIR color.

2. "Let's marginalize Sarah--make her look like a stupid hick--that'll take her down a peg or two!"
by Shoe Fitter August 17, 2009
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