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n. - Neutering a male animal by removing the testicles; Loss of power and masculinity.

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  • In his address Miller lamented what he called the emasculation of the province's powers and role with regard to local government.
  • The parallel emasculation of the Black man here cannot be more obvious.
  • When Asquith refused this political emasculation, his government collapsed.
  • There are men who identify with Jon Gosselin's constant public emasculation.
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