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Confusing Words > female and feminine; male and masculine
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

FEMALE AND FEMININE; MALE AND MASCULINE
Female and male refer to the sex of people, animals.

Examples:

A male duck is called a drake.

In captivity both male and female lions can live for over 20 years.

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Feminine and masculine - 1. are used for grammatical forms in some languages; 2. (adjective) acting, or having qualities which are traditionally considered to be suitable for a woman

Examples:

Janís clothes are always very feminine.

In French, 'table' is feminine.










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