Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “single-sex”

See all translations

single-sex

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌsɪŋ.ɡl̩ˈseks/ us  
A single-sex school is for either girls or boys, but not both: I went to a single-sex school.
Translations of “single-sex”
in Chinese (Traditional) (學校)單性別的,分男女的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (学校)单性别的,分男女的…
(Definition of single-sex from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of single-sex?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More