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alienate

(āl′ē-ĕ-nāt″) [L. alienus, someone else's, alien]
To isolate, estrange, or dissociate.
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Where there are court orders and children become aware that the orders are not being obeyed by the alienating parent, these children can learn that it is acceptable not to obey court orders.
BEIRUT: Head of the Lebanese Option Group (LOG) Ahmad al-Assad launched an attack against Hizbullah on Saturday saying the party "monopolized the decision-making of the Shiites in Lebanon." Speaking during a rally to mark Ashura in his hometown of Srifa, Assad said that Hizbullah was "alienating all other Lebanese Shiite voices and currents." "You demand partnership and a greater say in government decisions but you tend to overlook such demands within the Shiite community and tend to silence Shiite voices that contradict you," Assad said addressing Hizbullah.
Campaign of denigration: denigration of the targeted parent completely, especially in the presence of the alienating parent.
SciVisum, a website testing specialist, has revealed that as many as one in ten websites fail to provide access to non-Internet Explorer browsers such as Firefox and risk alienating customers and suffering revenue losses as a consequence.
From the collection of experiences shared from the hearts of sistahs who are doin' it for themselves, the reader will gain strength to use her resources and thoughts to forge ahead: from understanding how to ask for a raise (and preparing for possible objections), to celebrating our rich heritage in the workplace without alienating ourselves or others, to creating and becoming our own brand that will market our strengths and skills to the world is explained through an honest conversational style text.
Zappa would do something similar with his entire discography, releasing highly personal records that harked back to the doo-wop he loved in the '50s, say, and then offering up elaborate symphonic efforts, or jazz-infused sets that mostly had the effect of alienating whatever remained of his audience.
But overall, the presentation lacks sophistication and perpetuates the notion of environmentalism as a fringe subculture, while alienating the mainstream.
Ultimately, however, GUM's efforts to build communism through consumerism were unsuccessful and only succeeded in alienating consumers from state stores and instituting a culture of complaint and entitlement.
Results indicated that SWDs perceive school life as more alienating than their peers without disabilities.
In addition, it is the federal government, not the school administrations, which carried out the policy of alienating Canada's natives from their culture by taking the children to residential schools hundreds of miles from their homes.
The earliest and most influential studies of these links drew on Joyce Oldham Appleby's assessment of the early modern market as an impalpable, alienating entity.
Republicans competing for those same whites might wave the Confederate flag, but if they fear alienating blacks and moderate whites, they might emphasize religion instead, vowing to keep prayer and the Ten Commandments in schools and other public places.