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Noun: marginalization  ,maa(r)-ji-nu-lu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,maa(r)-ji-nu-lI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The social process of becoming or being made marginal (especially as a group within the larger society)
    "the marginalization of the underclass";
    - marginalisation [Brit]
  2. (statistics) integration of a probability distribution over a subset of parameters to calculate a probability that is only a function of the remaining parameters
    - marginalisation [Brit]

Derived forms: marginalizations

Type of: social process

Encyclopedia: Marginalization