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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bas·tard·ize /ˈbæstɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bas·tard·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bastardized (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Bastardizing.]
 1. To make or prove to be a bastard; to stigmatize as a bastard; to declare or decide legally to be illegitimate.
    The law is so indulgent as not to bastardize the child, if born, though not begotten, in lawful wedlock.   --Blackstone.
 2. To beget out of wedlock. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: change something so that its value declines; for example,
           art forms [syn: bastardise]
      2: declare a child to be illegitimate [syn: bastardise]