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sexualization

[ sek-shoo-uh-lahy-zey shuhn, or, especially British, seks-yoo- ]
/ ˌsɛk ʃu ə laɪˈzeɪ ʃən, or, especially British, ˌsɛks yu- /
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noun
the act of endowing with sexual characteristics, or of excessively emphasizing those characteristics:In the real world, the sexualization of girls isn't confined to beauty pageants.Parents and other concerned adults have begun grassroots campaigns to counteract sexualization in advertising.
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Also especially British, sex·u·al·i·sa·tion .

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