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feminize

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verb fem·i·nize \ˈfe-mə-ˌnīz\

Definition of feminize

feminizedfeminizing

  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)

feminization 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

feminized or British feminised; feminizing or British feminising

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

feminization or British feminisation \ˌfem-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of feminize

or British feminise \ˈfem-ə-ˌnīz\play

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