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objectify

[ uhb-jek-tuh-fahy ]
/ 蓹b藞d蕭蓻k t蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), ob路jec路ti路fied, ob路jec路ti路fy路ing.
to present as an object, especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
to treat (a person) as an object or thing: Women are objectified and their physical attributes highlighted in ways that do not apply to men.
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Origin of objectify

First recorded in 1830鈥40; object + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM objectify

ob路jec路ti路fi路ca路tion [uhb-jek-tuh-fi-key-shuhn], /蓹b藢d蕭蓻k t蓹 f瑟藞ke瑟 蕛蓹n/, nouno路ver路ob路jec路ti路fi路ca路tion, nouno路ver路ob路jec路ti路fy, verb (used with object), o路ver路ob路jec路ti路fied, o路ver路ob路jec路ti路fy路ing.un路ob路jec路ti路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for objectify

objectify
/ (蓹b藞d蕭蓻kt瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to represent concretely; present as an object

Derived forms of objectify

objectification, noun
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