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womanize

verb [I] uk disapproving (UK usually womanise)   /ˈwʊm.ə.naɪz/ us  
A man who womanizes often has temporary sexual relationships with women or tries to get women to have sex with him: He drank, womanized, and wasted money.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
womanizer
noun [C] uk (UK usually womaniser)   /-naɪ.zər/ us    /-naɪ.zɚ/
a man who womanizes: He was a gambler, a womanizer, and a drunk.People who sell sex or are promiscuous
womanizing
noun [U] uk (UK usually womanising)   /-naɪ.zɪŋ/ us  
Both his first and second wife divorced him on account of his womanizing.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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