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

 

depersonalize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they depersonalize
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it depersonalizes
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple depersonalized
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪzd//
 
past participle depersonalized
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form depersonalizing
BrE BrE//diːˈpɜːsənəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//diːˈpɜːrsənəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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depersonalize something [often passive] to make something less personal so that it does not seem as if humans with feelings and personality are involved
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: depersonalize