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cas•trate



Pronunciation: (kas'trāt), [key]
v., -trat•ed, -trat•ing,
n.


v.t.
1. to remove the testes of; emasculate; geld.
2. to remove the ovaries of.
3. Psychol.to render impotent, literally or metaphorically, by psychological means, esp. by threatening a person's masculinity or femininity.
4. to deprive of strength, power, or efficiency; weaken: Without those ten new submarines, our navy will be castrated.

n.
a castrated person or animal.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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