Meaning of “copulate” in the English Dictionary

"copulate" in British English

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copulateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈkɒp.jə.leɪt/ us /ˈkɑː.pjə.leɪt/ formal

to have sex

copulation
noun [ U ] uk /ˌkɒp.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.pjəˈleɪ.ʃən/ formal

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

"copulate" in American English

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copulateverb [ I ]

us /ˈkɑp·jəˌleɪt/

to have sex

copulation
noun [ U ] us /ˌkɑp·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/

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