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Personal object pronoun in French of uncertain gender

I was wondering if there is an object personal pronoun in French to be used when you don't want to reveal or are not sure of the gender of the person or the person concerned can be either male or ...
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Given the lack of a gender-neutral pronoun in French, how should one refer to somebody of unknown gender?

Is there a specific rule on how you should refer to someone of unknown gender in French? For example, if you were writing a guide on how to do something and you wanted to indicate that the reader ...
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What is the feminine for “amour”?

I can see how a man would be called "mon amour." The term I might use for a woman would be "amoureuse." But even the Stevie Wonder song refers to "Ma Chérie Amour." On the other hand, the feminine ...