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masculine

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmæs·kjə·lɪn/

masculine adjective [not gradable] (MALE)

having qualities traditionally considered to be suitable for a man: It was a movie likely to appeal to a masculine audience.

masculine adjective [not gradable] (GRAMMAR)

grammar (abbreviation masc.) being a noun or pronoun of a type that refers to males, or in some other languages, being a noun of a type that refers to things considered as male
masculinity
noun [U]  us   /ˌmæs·kjəˈlɪn·ɪ·t̬i/
Boys need to see a wide range of masculinity to pattern their lives after.
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