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feminize

[ fem-uh-nahyz ]
/ 藞f蓻m 蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), fem路i路nized, fem路i路niz路ing.
to make or become feminine.
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Also especially British, fem路i路nise .

Origin of feminize

1645鈥55; <Latin f膿min(a) woman + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for feminize

feminize

feminise

/ (藞f蓻m瑟藢na瑟z) /

verb
to make or become feminine
to cause (a male animal) to develop female characteristics

Derived forms of feminize

feminization or feminisation, noun
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