she/he

[ shee-er-hee, shee-hee ]
/ ˈʃi ərˈhi, ˈʃiˈhi /

a combined form used to replace a singular nominative pronoun in denoting a person of either sex: Each employee must sign the register when she/he enters or leaves.

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usage note for she/he

See he1.
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