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- noting or relating to a word or phrase that does not refer to one gender only: Firefighter and flight attendant are gender-neutral terms.
- using words wherever appropriate that are free of reference to gender: gender-neutral language.
- relating to, intended for, or common to any gender: a nursery decorated with gender-neutral colors.
- noting or relating to a person of neutral gender, neither male nor female: raising a gender-neutral child to avoid gender stereotypes.
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Examples from the Web for gender-neutral
But Herx showed that this “gender-neutral” rule had never been applied against men.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights
November 23, 2014
Early on, we had been conscientious about providing them with gender-neutral toys like blocks, balls, and puzzles.Why I Finally Let My Girls Be Girly
May 17, 2014
No matter how gender-neutral the American military becomes, there are limits—self-selected and imposed—to being one of the guys.‘Slut, Bitch, Dyke’—Joan of Arc and the Modern Military Woman
August 21, 2013
Unfortunately, with all this drama, I think the best thing to do at this point is have gender-neutral restrooms.Show Me Your Papers Before You Pee? It Could Happen in Arizona
March 20, 2013
The DoD order requires services to develop "gender-neutral" standards for each speciality.Women in Combat: Standards Meet Equality
January 31, 2013