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s/he

[shee-er-hee, shee-hee] /ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi/
pronoun
1.
she or he: used as an orthographic device to avoid he when the sex of the antecedent is unknown or irrelevant.
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Usage note
See he1.
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pron.

artificial genderless pronoun, attested from 1977; from he + she.

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