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scapegoating (plural scapegoatings)
- The act of making somebody a scapegoat.
1989, Alan Sinfield, Literature, Politics, and Culture in Postwar Britain, page 224:
- Nazi persecution of Jews, as with other scapegoatings, was focused, systematic and directly lethal. Other oppressions have been more long-term and uneven […]