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victimize

verb beguile, betray, cheat, con, damage, deceive, defraud, delude, do out of, dupe, exploit, fast-talk, finagle, fleece, flimflam, fool, hoodwink, injure, mislead, obtain under false pretenses, prey on, snooker, subject to a swindle, subject to fraud, swindle, take advantage of, to subject to fraud, trick, use
See also: bait, betray, bilk, deceive, defeat, dupe, endanger, ensnare, exploit, extort, harass, illude, inveigle, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat, palter, persecute, prey, slay
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Like the NFL, which turned a blind eye while its players assaulted and victimised women and children, Google has turned a blind eye while its sites repeatedly exploit and victimise these women.
According to reports, the list of investors victimised by the scam were mainly salaried individuals, members of the public as well as public officials.
The CPS representative, John Mehrzad, said Mr Boyd had not produced a "shred of evidence" to prove he was victimised since the tribunal opened this week and has accused Mr Boyd of a "vexatious crusade".
Islam and Quran forbids this as it states: "You cannot be victimised for somebody else's mistakes".
But now Michael has lodged a complaint with his local police force, claiming he and his family are being victimised.
Cyclists feel victimised by motorists because cars go faster.
Joan Hoggins, the union's North East representative, said: "They have basically victimised him once again and he has had to resign and claim constructive dismissal.
The way he has been treated, he might feel a little bit victimised himself.
Mr Rice, of John J Rice and Co Solicitors, challenged a decision that he victimised Ms McEvoy by paying her only the minimum statutory sick pay during a period of illness in 2009.
Union activist Yunus Bakhsh will also get his job back after a judge ruled Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust had acted unlawfully and victimised him.
The women, who said they were victimised by the council, were among 500 workers who claimed equal pay with male road sweepers in 1998.
RED RAGE: Sproule swears he is being victimised by ref Stuart Dougal