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emasculate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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emasculatee‧mas‧cu‧late /ɪˈmæskjəleɪt/ verb [transitive]  1 MANto make a man feel weaker and less male Some men feel emasculated if they work for a woman.2 WEAKto make someone or something weaker or less effective The bill has been emasculated by Congress.3 medicalMI to remove all or part of a male’s sex organs syn castrateemasculation /ɪˌmæskjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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emasculateThe Clean Air Act has been emasculated by tobacco industry pressure.Barry worried that working for a woman would emasculate him in his girlfriend's eyes.What he did wish was to emasculate his opponents, and then to pretend they were coming together as equals.The means used to emasculate local government have been varied.Enhancing that contempt is the effort of feminists to emasculate the political order itself.Take the orchestra out of the pit, and unless you emasculate their contribution, the problem is compounded.The gallae may have emasculated themselves or the elders may have done it for them.
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Verb table
emasculate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyemasculate
he, she, itemasculates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyemasculated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave emasculated
he, she, ithas emasculated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad emasculated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill emasculate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have emasculated
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