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English definition of “celibate”

celibate

adjective     /ˈseləbət/
Someone who is celibate does not have sex, especially because they have decided to never have sex.Lack of sexual activity
celibacy     /ˈseləbəsi/ noun [U] a way of life in which you do not have sex, especially because you have decided not to have sexLack of sexual activity
(Definition of celibate adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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