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ghettoize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Race relations
ghettoizeghet‧to‧ize verb (also ghettoise British English) /ˈɡetəʊaɪz $ -toʊ-/ [transitive]  1 PGSSRto force people to live in a ghetto2 SSRTOWNto make part of a town become a ghetto
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ghettoizeIn the north part of the city, the neighborhoods were becoming ghettoized.Ellen accused Bernard of being anti-feminist, and attempting to ghettoize ethnic minorities; he accused her of racism and white elitism.Blacks coming from the South were ghettoized in high-rise housing projects.
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Verb table
ghettoize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyghettoize
he, she, itghettoizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyghettoized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ghettoized
he, she, ithas ghettoized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ghettoized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ghettoize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ghettoized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ghettoizing
he, she, itis ghettoizing
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you, we, theyare ghettoizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas ghettoizing
you, we, theywere ghettoizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ghettoizing
he, she, ithas been ghettoizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ghettoizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ghettoizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ghettoizing
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