Meaning of “chastity” in the English Dictionary

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"chastity" in British English

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chastitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃæs.tə.ti/ us /ˈtʃæs.tə.t̬i/

the state of not having sexual relationships or never having had sex:

As a monk, he took vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience.

(Definition of “chastity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chastity" in American English

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chastitynoun [ U ]

us /ˈtʃæs·tɪ·t̬i/

the state of not having or never having had a sexual relationship

(Definition of “chastity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)