HyperDic: bastardization

English > 2 senses of the word bastardization:
NOUNcommunicationbastardizationdeclaring or rendering bastard
actbastardization, bastardisationan act that debases or corrupts
English > bastardization: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningdeclaring or rendering bastard.
Example"the annulment of their marriage resulted in the bastardization of their children"
BroaderdeclarationA statement that is emphatic and explicit (spoken or written)
Verbsbastardizedeclare a child to be illegitimate
English > bastardization: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act that debases or corrupts.
Broaderdegradation, debasementchanging to a lower state (a less respected state)
Verbsbastardizechange something so that its value declines

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