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single-sex

[ sing-guhl-seks ]
/ ˈsɪŋ gəlˌsɛks /
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adjective

designated for, pertaining to, or serving only males or only females: a single-sex college.

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Origin of single-sex

First recorded in 1935–40
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single-sex

adjective

(of schools, etc) admitting members of one sex only; not coeducational
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