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noun [countable] male pronunciation in British English /meɪl/
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  1. 1
    a male animal

    The loud cry of the male will attract several females.

  2. 2
    a man

    The industry provided work for 32 per cent of all adult males.

    The police are looking for a tall white male with dark hair.

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