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sexually

adverb uk   /ˈsek.sjʊə.li/ us  

sexually adverb (SEX)

to do with sexual activity: She's fun to be with, but I don't find her sexually attractive (= do not want to have sex with her).
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sexually adverb (MALE/FEMALE)

to do with being male or female: sexually stereotyped behaviour (= behaviour which is considered to be typical of a male or a female)
Translations of “sexually”
in Korean 성적으로…
in Arabic جِنسِيّا…
in Portuguese sexualmente…
in Catalan sexualment…
in Japanese 性的に, セックスによって…
in Italian sessualmente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性, 性慾地,在性方面…
in Russian половым путем…
in Turkish cinsel yönden/olarak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性, 性欲地…
in Polish seksualnie, płciowo…
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