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the weaker sex

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   us  
used to refer to women in general: considered offensive by many people
Translations of “the weaker sex”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女性,婦女(很多人認為這種說法有冒犯性)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女性,妇女(很多人认为这种说法有冒犯性)…
(Definition of the weaker sex from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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