Translation of emasculate in Spanish:


castrar, v.

Pronunciation /iˈmæskjəˌleɪt//ɪˈmaskjʊleɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1formal

    emascular formal
    • I eventually won, because I accidentally almost emasculated Justin and Quinn was laughing too hard to get the remote back from me.
  • 2

    (movie/legislation) mutilar
    • McKibbin is right, however, to point out that massive Parliamentary majorities emasculate political parties and their ideologies.
    • Although a strengthened PDS was the core of a woman's subsistence need, the international funding agencies and the Indian Government were emasculating it in the name of Structural Adjustment Policies.
    • The mainstream will take from the street and ‘homogenize it’ and thus emasculating the movement by diluting its edginess.
    • For Kleber, however, Proposition 36 not only emasculates successful drug court programs but could have a damaging effect on social policy.
    • It is even rumoured that the G8 nations, when they gather at Gleneagles Hotel this summer, intend to cut the UN down to size, perhaps even to emasculate it completely.
    • This emotional blackmail has the effect of emasculating the Left.
    • The British Government would like to emasculate the media and particularly the BBC for asking the pertinent questions and forming the inevitable conclusions.
    • There almost seems to be a resigned, a tacit acceptance, to try just to give Sharon a chance and see whether he can actually emasculate the militants in his policy.
    • It is the fact that even sooner, midterm congressional elections can have the effect of emasculating their legislative programs.
    • Byrd's fear is that such an action would deny Democrats any say in the selection of federal judges in much the same way the Enabling Act empowered Hitler's Nazi Party to emasculate its opponents in Germany's legislature.
    • Lord Templeman pointed out that this interpretation would not give effect to the manifest intention of the Act but would emasculate it.
    • Scalia's interpretation is implausible and would effectively emasculate the Amendment.
    • Anybody who claims this bill is emasculating the equality law is grossly distorting the situation,’ he said.
    • It would emasculate the trial process, and undermine public confidence in the administration of criminal justice, if a standard of perfection were imposed that was incapable of attainment in practice.
    • As Montrose and others develop, to entirely suppress their power or emasculate them would prevent her from having effective use of that power.
    • But, alas, its not and the Left cares more about emasculating the military then doing anything to support them.
    • But there's a difference between updating the syllabus and emasculating it.
    • Until we politically and socially emasculate it, we will continue to be shackled by a fantasy of individualism and a Hobbesian worldview that can no longer be ameliorated by an endless frontier or global economic dominance.
    • As a consequence of that vote, we amended Article 29 of the 1937 Constitution, and thereby began the process of emasculating the document itself.
    • President Bush has even succeeded in emasculating the post-Watergate reform that was supposed to help curb Nixonian secrecy, the Presidential Records Act of 1978.