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Definition of same-sex in English:

adjective

Relating to or involving people of the same sex: same-sex friendships
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  • The Constitutional Court ruled last year that people in "permanent same-sex life partnerships" could adopt children.
  • This book marks an important contribution to the growing literature in the history of sexuality, especially the study of same-sex relationships between men.
  • He has been in a same-sex relationship for 20 years.

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