his/her
adjective Date: 1952 his or her — used as an adjective of common gender

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • his/her — [hiz′hʉr′, hiz′ôr hʉr′] possessive pronominal adj. his or her: used to avoid the masculine implication of the generic use of his * * * …   Universalium

  • his/her — [hiz′hʉr′, hiz′ôr hʉr′] possessive pronominal adj. his or her: used to avoid the masculine implication of the generic use of his …   English World dictionary

  • His/Her Dutch Majesty's Ship — His Netherlands Majesty s Ship (Dutch: Zijner Majesteits , literal translation: His Majesty s) or Her Netherlands Majesty s Ship (Dutch: Harer Majesteits , literal translation: Her Majesty s) is an, incorrect but common, translation of the ship… …   Wikipedia

  • sweep someone off his/her feet — sweep (someone) off his/her feet see ↑sweep, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑foot sweep (someone) off his/her feet : to make (someone) suddenly become very attracted to you in a romantic way She says that he swept her of …   Useful english dictionary

  • sweep off his/her feet — sweep (someone) off his/her feet see ↑sweep, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑foot sweep (someone) off his/her feet : to make (someone) suddenly become very attracted to you in a romantic way She says that he swept her of …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone in his/her place — ◇ Someone who puts you in your place shows you that you are not better than other people and should not be acting in such a confident and proud way. He told her to stop talking, but she quickly put him in his place. • • • Main Entry: ↑place …   Useful english dictionary

  • for my (or his, her, etc.) part — as far as I am (or he, she, etc. is) concerned. → part …   English new terms dictionary

  • for his/her part — ► for my (or his, her, etc.) part as far as I am (or he, she, etc. is) concerned. Main Entry: ↑part …   English terms dictionary

  • for my/his/her part — ► for my (or his, her, etc.) part as far as I am (or he, she, etc. is) concerned. Main Entry: ↑part …   English terms dictionary

  • for my/his/her, etc. part — ► for my (or his, her, etc.) part as far as I am (or he, she, etc. is) concerned. Main Entry: ↑part …   English terms dictionary

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