Definition of transgender in English:

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Pronunciation: /transˈjendər/
Pronunciation: /tranzˈjendər/
(also transgendered)


Denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex. Compare with cisgender. a transgender activist and author the series will chronicle a group of Chicago women united by the shared experience of being transgender
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  • Youth are coming out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered at increasingly younger ages.
  • Any unease expressed by the parents or the other students is clearly secondary next to the transgendered student's basic human rights and liberties.
  • That debate itself has become a primary source of suffering for millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people.

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Syllabification: trans·gen·der

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