Entry from US English dictionary
The discrepancy in opportunities, status, attitudes, etc., between men and women.
- Could it be that the most salient divide in our politics is not the gender gap, the marriage gap, or the religion gap, but instead the happiness gap?
- There's quite a gender gap between the two candidates, isn't there?
- The shrinking of the gender gap in income is ‘even more dramatic,’ he acknowledges.
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Syllabification: gen·der gap
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