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English definition of “homosexual”

homosexual

noun [C]     /ˌhəʊ.məˈsek.sju.əl/ US  /ˌhoʊ.moʊˈsek.ʃu.əl/
a person, especially a man, who is sexually attracted to people of the same sex and not to people of the opposite sexRelating to sexual preference homosexual     adjective homosexual sex/relationshipsRelating to sexual preference homosexuality     /-ˌsek.sjuˈæl.ə.ti/ US  /-sek.ʃuˈæl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] I've never been ashamed of my homosexuality.Relating to sexual preference
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