Meaning of OSTRACIZE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɒstrəsaɪz ]

( ostracizes, ostracizing, ostracized)

Note: in BRIT, also use 'ostracise'

If someone is ostracized , people deliberately behave in an unfriendly way towards them and do not allow them to take part in any of their social activities. ( FORMAL )

She claims she’s being ostracized by some members of her local community.

VERB : usu passive , be V-ed

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