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adjective  /ˌdʒendə(r) ˈnjuːtrəl/
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    gender-neutral language does not refer specifically to males or females and so can be used when talking about either sex

    The singular use of they, them, and themselves partly solves the problems raised by the lack of a gender-neutral pronoun in English.

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    relating to policies or ideas that seek to avoid or remove obvious distinctions between males and females

    Passport Canada is mulling over changes that would allow Canadians to make their passports gender neutral.

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