feminise
British variant of feminize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • féminisé — féminisé, ée (fé mi ni zé, zée) part. passé. Huile, étymologiquement masculin, est un mot féminisé par l usage …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • feminise — (Brit.) v. make female; make more feminine, give a feminine or womanly quality or appearance; (Biology) take on female sexual characteristics (also feminize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feminise — UK [ˈfemənaɪz] / US [ˈfemɪˌnaɪz] feminize …   English dictionary

  • feminise — [c]/ˈfɛmənaɪz/ (say femuhnuyz) verb (feminised, feminising) –verb (t) 1. to make feminine. –verb (i) 2. to become feminine. Also, feminize. –feminisation /fɛmənaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say femuhnuy zayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • feminise — verb 1. assume (more) feminine characteristics feminized language feminized frogs • Syn: ↑feminize • Derivationally related forms: ↑feminisation, ↑feminization ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • feminised — feminise (Brit.) v. make female; make more feminine, give a feminine or womanly quality or appearance; (Biology) take on female sexual characteristics (also feminize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feminises — feminise (Brit.) v. make female; make more feminine, give a feminine or womanly quality or appearance; (Biology) take on female sexual characteristics (also feminize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • feminising — feminise (Brit.) v. make female; make more feminine, give a feminine or womanly quality or appearance; (Biology) take on female sexual characteristics (also feminize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • féminiser — [ feminize ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1501; de féminin 1 ♦ Donner à (un homme) un aspect féminin. ⇒ efféminer. Cette coiffure le féminise. Pronom. (sujet homme ou femme) Prendre un aspect (plus) féminin. Cette petite fille s est féminisée en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Facial feminization surgery — (FFS) refers to surgical procedures that alter the human face to bring its features closer in shape and size to those of an average female human. FFS includes various bony and soft tissue procedures (see below) though the term FFS is generally… …   Wikipedia

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