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infantilize

verb [T] uk ( also infantilise)   /ɪnˈfæn.tɪ.laɪz/ usually disapproving us  
to treat someone as if that person were a child, with the result that they start behaving like one: He argues that giving money to the poor infantilizes them and stops them from helping themselves.
Translations of “infantilize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…當作小孩對待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…当作小孩对待…
(Definition of infantilize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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