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male

adjective uk   /meɪl/ us  

male adjective (SEX)

B1 used to refer to men or boys, or the sex that fertilizes eggs, and does not produce babies or eggs itself: male students a male giraffe IT is very much a male-dominated industry. What percentage of the adult male population is unemployed? The male parts of the flower are the stamens and the anthers.
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male adjective (CONNECTING PART)

specialized engineering, electronics used to refer to a piece of equipment that has a part that sticks out and can be fitted into a hollow part in another piece of equipment: a male plug
maleness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  

male

noun [C] uk   /meɪl/ us  
B2 a boy, man, or male animal: The male of the species is less aggressive. Among the bodies are two unidentified British males.
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Translations of “male”
in Korean 수컷의…
in Arabic ذَكَري…
in French mâle…
in Turkish erkek…
in Italian maschio, maschile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性別, 男(性)的, 男子的…
in Russian мужской, мужского пола…
in Polish męski, płci męskiej…
in Spanish macho, varón…
in Portuguese masculino…
in German männlich…
in Catalan masculí, mascle…
in Japanese 男の, 雄の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性别, 男(性)的, 男子的…
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