Meaning of “gender-neutral” in the English Dictionary

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"gender-neutral" in British English

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gender-neutraladjective

uk /ˌdʒen.dəˈnjuː.trəl/ us /ˌdʒen.dɚˈnuː.trəl/

relating to people and not especially to men or to women:

gender-neutral words such as "person"

(Definition of “gender-neutral” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gender-neutral" in Business English

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gender-neutraladjective

uk us

relating neither especially to men nor to women:

For terms such as policeman or watchman, use instead gender-neutral terms like police officer and guard.

(Definition of “gender-neutral” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)