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    gender - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gender

    Definition
    (noun) a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
    Synonyms : grammatical gender
    Definition
    (noun) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    Synonyms : sex , sexuality
    Example Sentence
    • she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus
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