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gender

noun [C/U]  /ˈdʒen·dər/ us  

gender noun [C/U] (SEX)

the male or female sex, or the state of being either male or female: [U] Discrimination on the basis of gender is not allowed.

gender noun [C/U] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the divisions, usually masculine , feminine , and neuter , into which nouns are separated in some languages: [C] French has two genders and German has three.
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