de genderize

degenderize

[dee-jen-duh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), degenderized, degenderizing.
1.
to free from any association with or dependence on gender: to degenderize employment policies.
2.
to rid of unnecessary reference to gender or of prejudice toward a specific sex: to degenderize textbooks; to degenderize one's vocabulary.
Also, degender;, especially British, degenderise.


Origin:
de- + gender + -ize

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