gender

01. Children become aware of their own [gender] around the age of three and a half.
02. In Thailand, most of the couples who took part in a recent survey said that if they could choose the [gender] of their unborn child, they would prefer a boy.
03. There is prejudice everywhere, against other races, the opposite [gender], those who are older, younger, shorter, poorer, richer, less educated, etc.
04. Many people are supportive of [gender] equality for salaries, but don't want to pay the extra taxes required to finance the necessary legislation.
05. [Gender]-based discrimination is illegal in Ukraine, but the country has a long way to go before the sexes are truly equal.
06. Recent research suggests that babies begin to understand the difference between the two [genders] at an age as young as 12 months.
07. A modern expression of Islamic [gender] roles is the [gender] separation in education and employment.
08. Some experts in child psychology believe that [gender] differences in toy preferences among children are caused by both hormonal differences and cultural differences.
09. Scientists have discovered that the [gender] of a sea turtle is determined by the temperature of the sand during egg incubation.
10. Ron Taffel has stated that the research on [gender] and morality shows that women and men look at the world through very different moral frameworks.
11. Victoria Secunda once suggested that good fathers aren't preoccupied with the [gender] division of parental labor.
12. Emilie Buchwald once noted that the most important gift anyone can give a girl is a belief in her own power as an individual, her value without reference to [gender], her respect as a person with potential.
13. Frank Pittman once suggested that mothers who are strong people, who can pursue a life of their own when it is time to let their children go, empower their children of either [gender] to feel free and whole.
14. In French, nouns show either masculine or feminine [gender] only.
15. I always get mixed up with the different [genders] when speaking Spanish.
16. The tournament will have a maximum of 10 individuals for each [gender].
17. It's pretty hard to determine the [gender] of a pet hamster.
18. According to scientists, oysters can change from one [gender] to another and back again depending on which is best for mating at a given moment.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Gender — Gen der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gendered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gendering}.] [OF. gendrer, fr. L. generare. See {Gender}, n.] To beget; to engender. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • gender — gender. См. пол. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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