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English definition of “masculine”


adjective (GRAMMAR)    /ˈmæs.kjʊ.lɪn/ (written abbreviation masc., m)
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 .Grammatical terms Grammar:Female or feminine; male or masculine?We use female and male to refer to the sex of humans and animals:
(Definition of masculine adjective (GRAMMAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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