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sex

Pronunciation: /seks/

Translation of sex in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 2.1 c and u (gender) sexo (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [chromosome/hormone/organs] sexual sex change operation operación (feminine) de cambio de sexo 2.2 countable/numerable (men, women collectively) sexo (masculine) the opposite sex el sexo opuesto the fair/weaker sex [dated/anticuado] el bello sexo/sexo débil [anticuado]

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

sex up

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
[colloquial/familiar], [report/dossier/facts] maquillar, inflar

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