English

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Etymology

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A sign for a unisex restroom (sense 1) in the United States.

From uni- (prefix meaning ‘one, single’) +‎ sex.[1]

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Adjective

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unisex (not comparable)

  1. Not distinguished on the basis of sex or gender; suitable for any sex or gender. [from 1960s]
    Synonyms: epicene, genderless, gender-neutral, nongendered, omnigender, synoecious, ungendered, unisexual
    Antonym: gendered
    Kim is a unisex name.
  2. (dated) Of or pertaining to only one sex or gender; unisexual. [from 1910s]
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Noun

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unisex (uncountable)

  1. The state of not being distinguished on the basis of sex or gender; the state of being suitable for any sex or gender. [from 1960s]

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  1. ^ unisex, adj. and n.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, June 2018; unisex, adj. and n.”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.

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Catalan

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unisex (invariable)

  1. unisex

Italian

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English unisex. By surface analysis, uni- +‎ sex.

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unisex (invariable)

  1. unisex

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French unisexe.

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unisex m or f or n (indeclinable)

  1. unisex

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Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /ˌuniˈseɡs/ [ˌu.niˈseɣ̞s]
  • Rhymes: -eɡs
  • Syllabification: u‧ni‧sex

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unisex (invariable)

  1. unisex

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