defeminize[dē fem′ə nīz′]
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- defeminization noun
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transitive verb de·fem·i·nized, de·fem·i·niz·ing, de·fem·i·niz·es
To divest of feminine traits, qualities, or characteristics.
- de·femˌi·ni·zaˈtion noun