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fornicate

verb [I] uk   /ˈfɔː.nɪ.keɪt/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/ formal disapproving
to have sex with someone who you are not married to
fornication
noun [U] uk   /ˌfɔː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌfɔːr-/
fornicator
noun [C] uk   /-keɪ.tər/  us   /-keɪ.t̬ɚ/
Translations of “fornicate”
in Arabic يَزني…
in Korean 간통하다…
in Malaysian berzina…
in French forniquer…
in Italian fornicare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 私通, 通姦…
in Vietnamese thông dâm…
in Spanish fornicar…
in Portuguese fornicar…
in Thai มีความสัมพันธ์ทางเพศโดยไม่ได้แต่งงาน…
in German fremdgehen…
in Catalan fornicar…
in Japanese ~と密通する…
in Indonesian berzina…
in Chinese (Simplified) 私通, 通奸…
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