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female

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfi·meɪl/ us  
of the sex that can produce eggs and give birth to young: There are now more opportunities for female (= women) athletes in universities. In plants and flowers, female refers to a plant which produces flowers that will later develop into fruit.

female

noun [C] /ˈfi·meɪl/
a female person or animal: The number of females competing in college sports has increased.
Translations of “female”
in Korean 암컷의…
in Arabic أُنْثى…
in French femelle…
in Turkish dişi…
in Italian di sesso femminile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性別, 女性的, 婦女的…
in Russian женский, женского пола…
in Polish żeński, kobiecy…
in Spanish hembra…
in Portuguese feminino, fêmea…
in German weiblich…
in Catalan femella, femení…
in Japanese 女性の, 雌の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性别, 女性的, 妇女的…
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