gender gap

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gender gap

n.
A disproportionate difference, as in attitudes and voting preferences, between the sexes.

gen′der gap`


n.
the difference between women and men in regard to social, political, economic, or other attainments or attitudes, or the problem perceived to exist because of such difference.
[1980–85]
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