safe sex

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safe sex

also safer sex
n.
Sexual activity with precautions taken to avoid acquiring or spreading a sexually transmitted disease, as by use of a condom or avoidance of certain practices.

safe′-sex′ adj.

safe sex

or

safer sex

n
sexual intercourse using physical protection, such as a condom, or nonpenetrative methods to prevent the spread of such diseases as AIDS

safe′ sex′


n.
sexual activity in which precautions are taken to prevent diseases transmitted by sexual contact.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)safe sex - sexual activity (especially sexual intercourse) with the use of measures (such as latex condoms) to avoid the transmission of disease (especially AIDS)
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
Translations
biztonságos szex

safe sex

nsesso sicuro
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