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homosexual

noun [C] uk   /ˌhəʊ.məˈsek.sju.əl/  us   /ˌhoʊ.moʊˈsek.ʃu.əl/
a person, especially a man, who is sexually attracted to people of the same sex and not to people of the opposite sex
homosexual
adjective uk   us  
homosexual sex/relationships
homosexuality
noun [U] uk   /-ˌsek.sjuˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /-sek.ʃuˈæl.ə.t̬i/
I've never been ashamed of my homosexuality.
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