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English definition of “sex”


noun [U] (ACTIVITY)    /seks/
B1 physical activity between people involving the sexual organs : Sex before/ outside marriage is strongly disapproved of in some cultures . She was complaining about all the sex and violence on television . She'd been having sex with a colleague at work for years . Most young people now receive sex education at school . extramarital / premarital sex casual sex (= sex with someone you do not know ) unprotected sex (= sex without using something to prevent disease or becoming pregnant )Sexual intercourse
(Definition of sex noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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