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English definition of “male”

male

adjective (CONNECTING PART)    /meɪl/ specialized
describes 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 → Compare female adjectiveMechanical engineeringProtruding and sticking out female adjectiveGrammar:Female or feminine; male or masculine?We use female and male to refer to the sex of humans and animals:
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