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noun [singular]     third gender pronunciation in American English
/ˌθɜrd ˈdʒendər/

or third sex  /ˌθɜrd ˈseks/

  1. people who are considered by society or by themselves to be neither male or female

    Members of the third gender have played a prominent role in Indian culture and were once treated with great respect.

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