fornication


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for·ni·ca·tion

 (fôr′nĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Sexual intercourse between people who are not married to each other, especially when considered as a sin.

fornication

(ˌfɔːnɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. voluntary sexual intercourse outside marriage
2. (Law) law voluntary sexual intercourse between two persons of the opposite sex, where one is or both are unmarried
3. (Bible) Bible sexual immorality in general, esp adultery

for•ni•ca•tion

(ˌfɔr nɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. voluntary sexual intercourse between two unmarried persons or two persons not married to each other.
2. (in the Bible)
a. adultery.
b. idolatry.
[1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin]
for•ni•ca•to•ry (ˈfɔr nɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fornication - voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each otherfornication - voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
extramarital sex, free love - sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another
2.fornication - extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relationsfornication - extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations; "adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce"
extramarital sex, free love - sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another

fornication

noun
1. adultery, infidelity, unfaithfulness, extra-marital congress or relations or sex, living in sin, extra-curricular sex (informal), pre-marital congress or relations or sex Fornication is a crime in some American states.
Translations
زنى، مضاجعة غير الزوجَه أو الزوج
pohlavní styksmilnění
hor
paráználkodás
smilstvo

fornication

[ˌfɔːnɪˈkeɪʃən] N (frm) → fornicación f

fornication

[ˌfɔːrnɪˈkeɪʃən] nfornication f

fornication

nUnzucht f

fornication

[ˌfɔːnɪˈkeɪʃn] nfornicazione f

fornicate

(ˈfoː(r)nikeit) verb
to have sex with someone to whom one is not married.
forniˈcation noun
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The complainant later accused his daughter and Kifayatullah of fornication saying Aliya was already engaged to Kamran and that their nikkah had already been solemnised.
In that time I witnessed the execution of a man for fornication, rigid gender segregation in public places and the religious police hitting a woman because her bare ankles were showing.
While Paulson's character screams in horror at the announcement (she seems reasonable), Peters' thrusts his hip in an act of fornication at the TV screen (he seems reasonable, too).
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Abu Hurairah narrated that the Prophet said, "The fornication of the tongue is uttering immoral utterances, fornication of the hands is touching and fornication of the feet is walking (unto what is forbidden).
He said a total 31 cases of abduction for ransom, 213 of sexual assault (rape), 44 cases of forcible fornication, 3 cases of gang rape while 75 cases of women desecration were reported during last seven months
I GET the impression that the modern day writers and producers of television soaps are trying to manipulate the viewing audiences into being more acceptable of adultery and fornication.
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She describes the increased criminal prosecution of black men for bigamy, adultery, and fornication shortly after marriage for blacks became legal, warning that similar patterns could be in store for gays.
The world's largest Baptist school, in its 2007 policy, said certain actions--including sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault, incest, adultery, fornication and homosexual acts--could prompt disciplinary action.
I admit I look forward to these as it's a change from all the fornication and adultery.
L'attaque a vise des antres (-) de fornication, de vice et de l'apostasie ' et ce malgre les mesures (de securite) renforcees autour de ces antres ', peut-on lire encore dans ce communique.