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homosexual

adjective
     
ho‧mo‧sex‧u‧al formal
if someone, especially a man, is homosexual, they are sexually attracted to people of the same sex [= gay]:
Ruth's brother was homosexual.
homosexual men
a homosexual relationship
[↪ bisexual, heterosexual]
homosexual noun [countable]
homosexuality noun [uncountable]

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