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gender
American English: /ˈdʒɛndər/
British English: /ˈdʒɛndə/

Translation of gender in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • As is well known, nouns in German are assigned to one of three genders, masculine, feminine, and neuter.
    • Modern English has also lost its system of classifying nouns into three grammatical genders, as still occurs in German.
    • This North Queensland language has four genders: masculine, feminine, edible and neuter.
    Example sentences
    • It is a rule of Italian that the definite article has to ‘agree’ with the noun in gender.
    • Nouns are marked for gender, number, and case as well as for definite and indefinite forms.
    1.2 uncountable (sex)
    (before noun) (role/stereotype)
    (crisis)
    de identidad sexual
    gender gap o divide
    brecha (feminine) de género or entre los géneros

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.