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noun     gender pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] formal the fact of being either male or female

    The job is open to all applicants regardless of age, race, or gender.

    The study examines gender roles in Latin America.

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    [countable] all male people, or all female people

    the entire male gender

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    [countable/uncountable] linguistics the gender of a word is whether it is masculine, feminine, or neuter. In English, only pronouns like “he” and “she” and possessive determiners like “his” and “her” have gender, but in other languages such as French all nouns, pronouns, etc. have gender.


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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