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Meaning of “sex” - Learner’s Dictionary

sex

noun     /seks/
ACTIVITY [U]
B1 sexual activity between people: to have sex with someone sex education Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual intercourse
MALE OR FEMALE [U]
B1 the fact of being male or female: Do you know what sex the baby is? sex discrimination Species and gendersCategories and varieties
the female/male/opposite, etc sex
people who are female/male/the other sex from you, etcSpecies and gendersCategories and varietiesMen and womenKinds of menKinds of women
Translations of “sex”
in Arabic جِنْس…
in Korean 섹스, 성교, 성별…
in Malaysian jantina…
in French sexe…
in Turkish cinsiyet, cins…
in Italian sesso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雄性或雌性, 性別, 男性…
in Russian секс, пол…
in Polish seks, płeć…
in Vietnamese giống, giới, phái…
in Spanish sexo…
in Portuguese sexo…
in Thai เพศ…
in German das Geschlecht, geschlechts-……
in Catalan sexe…
in Japanese セックス, 性交, 性別…
in Indonesian jenis kelamin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雄性或雌性, 性别, 男性…
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