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English definition of “masculine”

masculine

adjective uk   /ˈmæs.kjʊ.lɪn/ us  

masculine adjective (MALE)

C1 having characteristics that are traditionally thought to be typical of or suitable for men: a masculine appearance/voice
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masculine adjective (GRAMMAR)

(written abbreviation masc., m) language belonging to the group of nouns, pronouns, etc. that are not feminine or neuter: The French word for "sun"' is masculine but the German word is feminine.
(Definition of masculine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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