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asexual

adjective uk   /ˌeɪˈsek.sju.əl/ us  
without sex or sexual organsLack of sexual activity having no interest in sexual relationships: I must say I've always found him rather asexual.Lack of sexual activity
asexuality
noun [U] uk   /ˌeɪ.sek.sjuˈæl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
Relating to sexual preference
asexually
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Animal reproduction
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