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American English: /ˈklaɪˌmæks/
British English: /ˈklʌɪmaks/

Translation of climax in Spanish:

noun plural -maxes

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (campaign/show)to climax in something
    culminar en or con algo
    1.2 (have orgasm)
    tener un orgasmo
    Example sentences
    • While ejaculation offered proof that a man had reached climax, a female orgasm was confirmed by physiological measurements such as heart rate and anal pressure.
    • Is it me he is thinking of when he climaxes, or them?
    • Sipski and Alexander reported that 11 of 25 women with all levels of spinal injury were able to climax.

transitive verb

  • ser el punto culminante de

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