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emasculate

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪˈmæs.kjʊ.leɪt/
formal to reduce the effectiveness of something: They were accused of trying to emasculate the report's recommendations. formal to make a man feel less male by taking away his power and confidence: A lot of men would feel emasculated if they stayed at home while their wives went out to work. specialized biology to remove the male parts of something
emasculation
noun [U] uk   us   /ɪˌmæs.kjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ formal
Translations of “emasculate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使衰弱, 使效力減弱, 使缺少男子氣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使衰弱, 使效力减弱, 使缺少男子气…
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