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intr.v. cop·u·lat·ed, cop·u·lat·ing, cop·u·lates
1. To engage in sexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted into the vagina.
2. To transfer male reproductive cells from one individual to another, usually into an internal organ or cavity, such as a cloaca. Used of animals.
[Latin cōpulāre, cōpulāt-, to join together, from cōpula, link.]
cop′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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|Noun||1.||copulation - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur|
carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, intercourse, relation, congress
sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
hank panky - illicit sexual intercourse
penetration - the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
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noun sexual intercourse, love, sex, lovemaking, the other (informal), coupling, congress, mating, intimacy, sex act, nookie (slang), coitus, carnal knowledge, rumpy-pumpy (slang), legover (slang), venery (archaic), coition Couples engaged in acts of copulation in full view of the public.
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copulation[ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪʃən] N → cópula f
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copulation[ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪʃən] n → copulation f
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n → Kopulation f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. copulación, relaciones sexuales.
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