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sexual

adjective
 
 
/ˈsekʃʊəl/
ACTIVITY B2 relating to the activity of sex: sexual experiences sexual organsAnimal reproductionRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky
MALE OR FEMALE relating to being male or female: sexual discrimination sexual equality Animal reproductionSpecies and gendersCategories and varieties
Translations of “sexual”
in Korean 성적인, 생식의…
in Arabic جِنْسي…
in Portuguese sexual…
in Catalan sexual…
in Japanese 性的な, 性の…
in Italian sessuale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性的, 性的,性行爲的, 有性繁殖的…
in Russian сексуальный, половой…
in Turkish cinsel, seksüel, cinsî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 性的, 性的,性行为的, 有性繁殖的…
in Polish seksualny, płciowy, płci…
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