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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 Spanish adulterio…
in French adultère…
in German der Ehebruch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 通姦(行為)…
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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