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transgender

adjective uk   /trænzˈdʒen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/ (informal trans, uk   /trænz/ us   )
used to describe someone who feels that they are not the same gender (= sex) as their physical body, or who does not fit easily into being either a male or a female: a transgender woman/man Society has become more understanding of people who are transgender.
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