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Biased toward, dominated by, or designed for women.‘female-oriented websites’
- ‘Respondents said the job should lose its tag of being mainly female-oriented, helped by career talks in schools by male teachers and television advertising.’
- ‘The newspaper's new TV section - a more female-oriented supplement - is viewed as a positive in the market.’
- ‘Fathers said they felt the current parenting magazines - with their pastel-colored copy and female-oriented subject matter - belong to their wives.’
- ‘Certainly if you're looking for a film that's female-oriented, then this one might not be for you.’
- ‘There is ample room for more than one female-oriented cable service, say industry observers.’
- ‘"The View" was supposed to elevate female-oriented conversation to a higher level, illustrating how most women really talk and disagree. < / p> STAR JONES, FMR.’
- ‘The first female-oriented societies were the aristocratic courts.’
- ‘I realize I'm making it sound like there are no female-oriented films out there, and that isn't the case, but I do feel that they are the minority.’
- ‘Why are there now so many female-oriented books with pastel-coloured covers about twenty-something relationships?’
- ‘If female-oriented dramas are your bag, you might want to give Riding In Cars With Boys a rental.’
- ‘There are various things that have been in the female-oriented advert campaigns that we have had, which have been intended to attract women particularly.’
- ‘The agency has aggressively recruited women, targeting female-oriented career fairs and sending brochures to colleges.’
- ‘Her character is simultaneously masculine and feminine; the show is both male-oriented action-adventure and female-oriented fantasy.’
- ‘When I asked him his opinion of all the female-oriented makeover shows on TV, he shrugged and said: 'well, television is for women anyway, isn't it?'’
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