Example sentences for: alumnae

How can you use “alumnae” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Chapter 6 discusses, under A Few More Words, a number of suffixes ( -trix, -ess , etc.) and words ( hero/ heroine, alumnus/alumna/alumni/alumnae , etc.) that apparently offend the authors: they campaign for the elimination of la différence . My own attitude is that I find such terms not in the least denigrating: Why should a woman object to being called a heroine, a divorcée, or an actress any more than being called a female or a woman?

  • Your one sentence explanation of Brown's attractiveness to prospective students is an insult to Brown alumni and alumnae, to those who have applied to Brown, and to

  • Its covers are as flashy as ever, though an arid cleanliness reigns within; it resembles nothing so much as an alumnae magazine.


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