Meaning of degenderize

de•gen•der•ize

Pronunciation: (dē-jen'du-rīz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  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.
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