English version

intimacy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintimacyin‧ti‧ma‧cy /ˈɪntəməsi/ noun  1 [uncountable]RELATIONSHIP a state of having a close personal relationship with someoneintimacy of the intimacy of marriageintimacy between a close sense of intimacy between parent and child2 intimacies3 [uncountable] a situation in which you feel you are in private with someone the cosy intimacy of the café4 [uncountable] formal sex – used especially by lawyers and police when they want to avoid using the word ‘sex’
Examples from the Corpus
intimacyIntimacy took place on several occasions.Building houses far apart reduces intimacy among neighbors.the whispered intimacies of lovers
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