Complete Definition of "celibacy"

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Etymology
From Latin caelibatus, perfect passive participle of caelibare, from caelebs, unmarried

Noun
celibacy (uncountable)

  1. archaic: The state of not being married.
  2. Abstaining from sexual relations.

Translations
trans-top|state
Czech: svobodný stav, celibát m, (without women): bezženství
Finnish: selibaatti
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trans-top|abstaining
Czech: celibát m
Finnish: selibaatti
German: Zölibat n
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ttbc|Esperanto: fraÅ­leco
ttbc|German: Zölibat n
ttbc|Interlingua: celibato
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ttbc|Spanish: celibato
ttbc|Slovak: celibát m <--(These translations appear to be incorrect--for celibate rather than celibacy.) -->

Related terms
abstinence
celibate
chaste
chastity
purity

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