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impersonalize

[im-pur-suh-nl-ahyz] /ɪmˈpɜr sə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), impersonalized, impersonalizing.
1.
to make impersonal:
The dial system impersonalized the telephone.
Also, especially British, impersonalise.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; impersonal + -ize
Related forms
impersonalization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impersonalization

impersonalize

/ɪmˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make impersonal, esp to rid of such human characteristics as sympathy, warmth, etc; dehumanize
Derived Forms
impersonalization, impersonalisation, noun
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