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sexual +‎ -ize

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sexualize (third-person singular simple present sexualizes, present participle sexualizing, simple past and past participle sexualized)

  1. (transitive) To make sexual, or give sex appeal to.
    Children's beauty pageants sexualize childhood.
  2. (biology, transitive) To distinguish as belonging to separate sexes.

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