gender role


noun

the public image of being a particular gender that a person presents to others: conventional notions of female gender roles.
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Medicine definitions for gender role

gender role

n.

The pattern of masculine or feminine behavior of an individual that is defined by a particular culture and that is largely determined by a child's upbringing.

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