degenderize

verb
de·​gen·​der·​ize | \ dē-ˈjen-də-ˌrīz How to pronounce degenderize (audio) \
degenderized; degenderizing

Definition of degenderize

transitive verb

: to eliminate any reference to a specific gender in (something, such as a word, text, or act)

First Known Use of degenderize

1987, in the meaning defined above

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“Degenderize.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/degenderize. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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