have (sexual) relations (with someone)

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have (sexual) relations (with someone)

To engage in sexual intercourse or activity (with someone); to have or be in a sexual relationship (with someone). As there was no hard evidence that Mr. Smith's ex-wife had sexual relations outside of marriage, the judge was obliged to uphold the prenuptial agreement during the divorce proceedings. I hear Jim got fired for having relations with his secretary.
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These early writings do discuss whether women who have sexual contact with each other should, for example, be allowed to marry priests or whether if a priest's daughter has sexual relations with another woman that counts as sex such that she would not be allowed to eat the priestly offerings from which the priestly family lived.
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