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emasculateverb [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 ​theirwives went out to ​work. specialized biology to ​remove the ​maleparts of something
emasculation
noun [U] uk   us   /ɪˌmæs.kjʊˈleɪ.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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