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mas·cu·lin·ize

 (măs′kyə-lə-nīz′)
tr.v. mas·cu·lin·ized, mas·cu·lin·iz·ing, mas·cu·lin·iz·es
1. To cause to have qualities that are perceived as masculine: a work environment that is masculinized.
2. To cause (a female) to assume masculine characteristics, as through the influence of hormones.

mas′cu·lin·i·za′tion (-lə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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masculinize

(ˈmæskjʊlɪnˌaɪz) or

masculinise

vb
(Medicine) to make or become masculine, esp to cause (a woman) to show male secondary sexual characteristics as a result of taking steroids
ˌmasculiniˈzation, ˌmasculiniˈsation n
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mas•cu•lin•ize

(ˈmæs kyə ləˌnaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to virilize.
2. to make masculine in character, quality, or appearance.
[1920–25]
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masculinize


Past participle: masculinized
Gerund: masculinizing

Imperative
masculinize
masculinize
Present
I masculinize
you masculinize
he/she/it masculinizes
we masculinize
you masculinize
they masculinize
Preterite
I masculinized
you masculinized
he/she/it masculinized
we masculinized
you masculinized
they masculinized
Present Continuous
I am masculinizing
you are masculinizing
he/she/it is masculinizing
we are masculinizing
you are masculinizing
they are masculinizing
Present Perfect
I have masculinized
you have masculinized
he/she/it has masculinized
we have masculinized
you have masculinized
they have masculinized
Past Continuous
I was masculinizing
you were masculinizing
he/she/it was masculinizing
we were masculinizing
you were masculinizing
they were masculinizing
Past Perfect
I had masculinized
you had masculinized
he/she/it had masculinized
we had masculinized
you had masculinized
they had masculinized
Future
I will masculinize
you will masculinize
he/she/it will masculinize
we will masculinize
you will masculinize
they will masculinize
Future Perfect
I will have masculinized
you will have masculinized
he/she/it will have masculinized
we will have masculinized
you will have masculinized
they will have masculinized
Future Continuous
I will be masculinizing
you will be masculinizing
he/she/it will be masculinizing
we will be masculinizing
you will be masculinizing
they will be masculinizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been masculinizing
you have been masculinizing
he/she/it has been masculinizing
we have been masculinizing
you have been masculinizing
they have been masculinizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been masculinizing
you will have been masculinizing
he/she/it will have been masculinizing
we will have been masculinizing
you will have been masculinizing
they will have been masculinizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been masculinizing
you had been masculinizing
he/she/it had been masculinizing
we had been masculinizing
you had been masculinizing
they had been masculinizing
Conditional
I would masculinize
you would masculinize
he/she/it would masculinize
we would masculinize
you would masculinize
they would masculinize
Past Conditional
I would have masculinized
you would have masculinized
he/she/it would have masculinized
we would have masculinized
you would have masculinized
they would have masculinized
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.masculinize - give a masculine appearance or character to; "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
masculinise, virilise, virilize, masculinize - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
2.masculinize - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapymasculinize - produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy; "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
masculinize - give a masculine appearance or character to; "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s"
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Translations

masculinize

[ˈmæskjʊlɪnaɪz] VT (frm) → masculinizar
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