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Definition of feminize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    feminize

     verb
    (British English also -ise) verb
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they feminize
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪz//
     
    he / she / it feminizes
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪzɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪzɪz//
     
    past simple feminized
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪzd//
     
    past participle feminized
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪzd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪzd//
     
    -ing form feminizing
    BrE BrE//ˈfemənaɪzɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənaɪzɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1feminize somebody to make somebody more like a woman
  2. 2feminize something to make something involve more women Offices became increasingly feminized during the 1960s.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: feminize