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preferred gender pronoun

[ pri-furd-jen-der proh-noun ]
/ prɪˈfɜrd ˈdʒɛn dər ˌproʊ naʊn /
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noun

the gendered, gender-neutral, or gender-inclusive pronoun that a person wants others to use when referring to that individual: I identify as nonbinary, so my preferred gender pronouns are they, them, and their, instead of he, him, and his.Abbreviation: PGP

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Also called per·son·al gen·der pro·noun [pur-suh-nl jen-der proh-noun], /ˈpɜr sə nl ˈdʒɛn dər ˌproʊ naʊn/, pre·ferred pro·noun [pri-furd-proh-noun] /prɪˈfɜrd ˈproʊˌnaʊn/ .

Origin of preferred gender pronoun

First recorded in 2005–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

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