Copulation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌkɑːpjuˈleɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word copulation
Brit.  |ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word copulation

noun

- sexual activity between individuals, especially the insertion of a man's penis into a woman's vagina until orgasm and ejaculation occur (syn: coition, coitus, intercourse, relation)

Examples

Some animals have complex mating rituals before they copulate.

...the time of year when deer in the wild are likely to copulate...

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