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"gender" in British English

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gendernoun

uk   /ˈdʒen.dər/  us   /ˈdʒen.dɚ/
  • gender noun (SEX)

B2 [U] the physical and/or social condition of being male or female: Does this test show the gender of the baby? Discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age or disability is not allowed.
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[C, + sing/pl verb] all males, or all females, considered as one group: I think both genders are capable of taking care of children.
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(Definition of gender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gender" in American English

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gendernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒen·dər/
the male or female sex, or the state of being either male or female: [U] Discrimination on the basis of gender is not allowed.
  • gender noun [C/U] (GRAMMAR)

grammar the divisions, usually masculine, feminine, and neuter, into which nouns are separated in some languages: [C] French has two genders and German has three.
(Definition of gender from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gender" in Business English

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gendernoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈdʒendər/
the condition of being either male or female: Polls show that Americans are willing to elect a woman president, suggesting that gender alone may no longer be a stumbling block.
(Definition of gender from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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