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English definition of “foreplay”

foreplay

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɔː.pleɪ/ us    /ˈfɔːr-/
the sexual activity such as kissing and touching that people do before they have sexSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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