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gender pay gap

the percentage difference between female and male median annual earnings that is thought to result from undervaluing and underpaying work done by women. Also called gender wage gap. See also comparable worth.

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May 26th 2024

depressant

depressant

1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.