the weaker sex Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the weaker sexnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

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used to refer to women in ​general: ​consideredoffensive by many ​people
(Definition of the weaker sex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the weaker sex”
in Chinese (Simplified) 女性,妇女(很多人认为这种说法有冒犯性)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女性,婦女(很多人認為這種說法有冒犯性)…
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