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See also: Intercourse
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɪn.tɚˌkɔɹs/, /ˈɪn.tɚˌkoɹs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɪn.təˌkɔːs/
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- Communication, conversation.
- 1667, John Milton, “Book 8”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554:
- this sweet intercourse of looks and smiles
- 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 10, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- It was a joy to snatch some brief respite, and find himself in the rectory drawing–room. Listening here was as pleasant as talking; just to watch was pleasant. The young priests who lived here wore cassocks and birettas; their faces were fine and mild, yet really strong, like the rector's face; and in their intercourse with him and his wife they seemed to be brothers.
- Dealings between countries.
- Dealings with people, including commerce and trade.
- Sexual intercourse usually involving humans.
- See also Thesaurus:copulation.
dealings between countries
dealings with people, including commerce and trade