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de- +‎ ghettoize


deghettoize (third-person singular simple present deghettoizes, present participle deghettoizing, simple past and past participle deghettoized)

  1. (transitive) To remove from a ghetto and integrate into the mainstream.
    • 1989, Jacob Rader Marcus, United States Jewry, 1776-1985, Volumes 1-2
      Wherever they turned there were agencies that moved to deghettoize them, secularize them, enlighten them.
    • 2000, Laura Gray-Rosendale, Rethinking basic writing
      It is not enough to suggest that our theoretical analyses are working in the service of calling attention to these students' marginalized positions or deghettoizing them.

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