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impersonalize

[ im-pur-suh-nl-ahyz ]
/ 瑟m藞p蓽r s蓹 nl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), im路per路son路al路ized, im路per路son路al路iz路ing.
to make impersonal: The dial system impersonalized the telephone.
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Also especially British, im路per路son路al路ise .

Origin of impersonalize

First recorded in 1875鈥80; impersonal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM impersonalize

im路per路son路al路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impersonalize

impersonalize

impersonalise

/ (瑟m藞p蓽藧s蓹n蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make impersonal, esp to rid of such human characteristics as sympathy, warmth, etc; dehumanize

Derived forms of impersonalize

impersonalization or impersonalisation, noun
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