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English definition of “intimate”

intimate

adjective (PERSONAL)    /ˈɪn.tɪ.mət/ US  /-t̬ə-/
C2 having, or being likely to cause, a very close friendship or personal or sexual relationship: intimate relationships The restaurant has a very intimate atmosphere. He's become very intimate with an actress.FriendlyRelationships in general intimately     /-li/ adverb Well, I know who she is although I'm not intimately (= closely) acquainted with her. She's been intimately involved in the project since it began.Detailed and carefulSkilled, talented and ableFriendlyRelationships in general
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