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intercoursenoun [U]

uk   /ˈɪn.tə.kɔːs/  us   /ˈɪn.t̬ɚ.kɔːrs/
  • intercourse noun [U] (SEX)

(also sexual intercourse) formal the act of having sex: vaginal/anal intercourse Our survey reveals that most couples have intercourse once a week.
  • intercourse noun [U] (CONVERSATION)

old-fashioned formal conversation and social activity between people
(Definition of intercourse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intercoursenoun [U]

 us   /ˈɪn·tərˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs/
the sexual activity in which the male’s penis enters the female’s vagina
(Definition of intercourse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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