Definition of adultery in English:

adultery

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Pronunciation: /əˈdʌlt(ə)ri
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late 15th century: from the obsolete noun adulter, from Latin adulter 'adulterer', replacing an earlier form avoutrie, from Old French avouterie.

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