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feminize

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verb fem·i·nize \ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz\

Definition of feminize

fem·i·nizedfem·i·niz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give a feminine quality to

  3. 2 :  to cause (a male or castrate) to take on feminine characters (as by implantation of ovaries or administration of estrogens)

fem·i·ni·za·tion play \ˌfe-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1652

First Known Use of feminize

1652


Medical Dictionary

feminize

transitive verb fem·i·nize

Medical Definition of feminize

fem·i·nized or British fem·i·nisedfem·i·niz·ing or British fem·i·nis·ing

  1. :  to cause (a male or castrate) to take on feminine characters (as by implantation of ovaries or administration of estrogenic substances)

  2. fem·i·ni·za·tion or British fem·i·ni·sa·tion \ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of feminize

or British fem·i·nise \ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\play

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