sexual intercourse

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sexual intercourse

  1. (uncountable) Sexual intercourse is an act done usually by a male and a female and usually to make babies.
    Most men in our survey say they definitely would not have sexual intercourse with a new partner without using a condom.

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  • This is a somewhat formal phrase, used to avoid offending people. Most people just say sex to mean sexual intercourse.