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copulate

verb [I] uk   /ˈkɒp.jʊ.leɪt/ us    /ˈkɑː.pjə-/ formal
to have sexSexual intercourse
copulation
noun [U] uk   /ˌkɒp.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑː.pjə-/ formal
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