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  Definition of castration
  1. the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
  2. surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men); "bilateral castration results in sterilization"
  3. neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
Similar Words: expurgation, emasculation

 

Hyponyms: bowdlerization, bowdlerisation

 

Derivational Morphology: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten, alter, neuter, spay, emasculate, demasculinize, demasculinise

 

Anagrams: constraint, cartoonist, con artist

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: кастрация   Chinese: 宮刑  
Dutch: castratie   Finnish: kastraatio  
German: Kastrierung   Greek: ευνουχισμός  
Hebrew: סירוס   Italian: castrazione  
Japanese: 去勢   Korean: 거세  
Latvian: kastrācija   Russian: кастрация  
Spanish: castración  
 
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