infidelity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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infidelitynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌɪn.fɪˈdel.ə.ti/  us   /-fəˈdel.ə.t̬i/
(an ​act of) having ​sex with someone who is not ​yourhusband, ​wife, or ​regularsexualpartner: marital/​sexual infidelity She could not ​forgive his many infidelities.
(Definition of infidelity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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infidelitynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·fəˈdel·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​act of having ​sex with someone who is not ​yourhusband or ​wife
(Definition of infidelity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infidelity”
in Korean 부정…
in Arabic خِيانة…
in Malaysian tidak jujur…
in French infidélité…
in Russian неверность, измена…
in Chinese (Traditional) (夫婦間的)不忠實,不貞行為…
in Italian infedeltà…
in Turkish vefasızlık, sadakatsizlik, ihanet…
in Polish niewierność, zdrada…
in Spanish infidelidad…
in Vietnamese không chung thuỷ…
in Portuguese infidelidade…
in Thai การนอกใจ…
in German die Untreue…
in Catalan infidelitat…
in Japanese 不貞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (夫妇间的)不忠实,不贞行为…
in Indonesian ketidaksetiaan…
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