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verb [transitive] stigmatize pronunciation in American English /ˈstɪɡməˌtaɪz/
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present participlestigmatizing
past tensestigmatized
past participlestigmatized
  1. to treat a particular type of behavior as wrong or embarrassing and to try to make people who behave in this way feel ashamed
    Children should not be stigmatized because their parents are not married.

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 stigmatize pronunciation in American English /ˌstɪɡmətɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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