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English definition of “consummate”

consummate

verb [T]     /ˈkɒnsəmeɪt/
to make a marriage or relationship complete by having sexSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual intercourse
consummation     /ˌkɒnsəˈmeɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of consummate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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