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[jen-der-noo-truh l, -nyoo-] /ˈdʒɛn dərˈnu trəl, -ˈnyu-/
noting or pertaining to a word that does not refer to one sex only:
Firefighter is a gender-neutral term.
using words wherever appropriate that are free of reference to gender:
gender-neutral language. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • That, and those repulsive invented gender-neutral pronouns.
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  • Every tick in the neutral boxes represented a relatively gender-neutral approach to teaching.
  • To determine whether race-neutral and gender-neutral programs can redress the effects of discrimination.
  • Choose gender-neutral screen names that do not reveal personal information.

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