Definition of feminization in English:

feminization

(British feminisation)

noun

  • See feminize

    • ‘Documented evidence is now available to show that there is a correlation between the growth of the forces of globalization, and what has come to be known as the feminization of poverty, worldwide.’
    • ‘To claim that they have free will is to overlook the growing feminization of poverty, which has become a crucial issue over the last 30 years.’
    • ‘One of the great mythic transformations of the early nineteenth century was the feminisation of angels.’
    • ‘But, they add, the feminization of medicine is helping to lower physician salaries, encourage part-time doctoring and exacerbate a looming shortage of physicians.’
    • ‘I appreciated that it was not a feminization of a boy's name.’

Pronunciation

feminization

/fɛmɪnʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/