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emasculateverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈmæs.kjə.leɪt/ us   /ɪˈmæs.kjə.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   /iˌmæs.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us   /iˌmæs.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/ formal
(Definition of emasculate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emasculate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使衰弱, 使效力减弱, 使缺少男子气…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使衰弱, 使效力減弱, 使缺少男子氣…
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