Significado de “female” - en el Diccionario Inglés

female en inglés británico

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femaleadjective

uk /ˈfiː.meɪl/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl/

female adjective (SEX)

B1 belonging or relating to women, or the sex that can give birth to young or produce eggs:

She was voted the best female vocalist.
Female lions do not have manes.
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Female plants produce flowers that will later develop into fruit.

Más ejemplos

  • His act tended to attract an exclusively female audience.
  • A female lion defends her young ferociously.
  • The author discusses why female beauty has become linked to thinness.
  • The appointment of a female director is a quantum leap for women's equality.
  • Do you agree that male and female roles are becoming blurred ?

Thesaurus: sinónimos y palabras relacionadas

femaleness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl.nəs/

femalenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfiː.meɪl/ us /ˈfiː.meɪl/

B2 a female animal or person:

The kitten was actually a female, not a male.
Females (= women) represent 40 percent of the country's workforce.

used to refer to a woman in a way that shows no respect:

I suspect the doctor thought I was just another hysterical female.

Más ejemplos

  • Male non-smoker, 36, GSOH, would like to meet interesting female.
  • The male bird displays several characteristics which distinguish him from the female.
  • During the rut, stags can be seen fighting for females.
  • Males and females will be treated equally during the application process.
  • Police are looking for a white female between the ages of 20 and 35.

(Definición de female del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

female en inglés americano

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femaleadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈfi·meɪl/

of the sex that can produce eggs and give birth to young:

There are now more opportunities for female (= women) athletes in universities.

In plants and flowers, female refers to a plant which produces flowers that will later develop into fruit.

femalenoun [ C ]

/ˈfi·meɪl/

a female person or animal:

The number of females competing in college sports has increased.

(Definición de female del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

female en inglés de negocios

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femaleadjective

uk /ˈfiːmeɪl/ us

belonging or relating to women:

The percentage of female managers in industry has doubled in five years.

used to describe a piece of equipment that has a hole or space into which another part can be fitted:

a female plug/connector
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femalenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfiːmeɪl/ us

a woman or girl:

The magazine is aimed at 18–25-year-old females.
The number of female-owned firms is growing.

(Definición de female del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)