ghettoize

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ghetto +‎ -ize

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ghettoize ‎(third-person singular simple present ghettoizes, present participle ghettoizing, simple past and past participle ghettoized)

  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.