: referring only to males or only to females
gender-specific language

Examples of gender-specific in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those new to Ayurveda should know that this is a gender-specific system with separate areas for men and women. Prasad Ramamurthy, Travel + Leisure, 7 May 2024 In the fall, Texas enacted a law ending a tax on period products as well as other gender-specific products like breastfeeding devices and maternity clothes. The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2024 There’s much to celebrate about the 2024 Grammys, including its focus on female performers — something that wouldn’t have seemed possible as recently as 2011, when the Grammys still had gender-specific awards. Maria Sherman, Twin Cities, 5 Feb. 2024 The gender-specific models offer differences in hand grip size and length for a better fit. Lindsey Lapointe, Field & Stream, 4 Jan. 2024 Bows used to be gender-specific to aristocratic men, used as a status symbol worn in their hair. Jocelyn Silver, Vogue, 20 Dec. 2023 The two years between data sets shows that more funding and implementation for gender-specific regulations and spaces in the Ibero-American cinematic fabric have been set in place. Holly Jones, Variety, 2 Dec. 2023 Researchers found that, over the course of an academic year, middle schoolers grew increasingly unpopular and more likely to misuse alcohol if they were considered unattractive and unathletic, and that such shortcomings are no longer seen as gender-specific. Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 16 Oct. 2023 While there is solid agreement that standards cannot be lowered for females, many interpret that as prohibiting any gender-specific accommodations. Lolita C. Baldor,, 21 Aug. 2023

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“Gender-specific.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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