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adultery

noun [U] uk   /əˈdʌl.tər.i/  us   /-t̬ɚ.i/
sex between a married man or woman and someone he or she is not married to: Many people in public life have committed adultery.
adulterous
adjective uk   /əˈdʌl.tər.əs/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/
He had an adulterous relationship with his wife's best friend.
Translations of “adultery”
in Vietnamese sự ngoại tình…
in Spanish adulterio…
in Thai การมีชู้…
in Malaysian zina…
in French adultère…
in German der Ehebruch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通姦(行為)…
in Indonesian zinah…
in Russian супружеская неверность…
in Turkish zina, yasak aşk, evlilik dışı ilişki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 通奸(行为)…
in Polish cudzołóstwo…
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