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noun     intimacy pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] a close personal relationship
    intimacy between:

    Their tone suggests there’s a deepening intimacy between them.

  2. 2
    [countable] [often plural] something personal or private that you say or do
  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal the sexual act. This word is used especially by lawyers or the police

    He denies that intimacy ever took place.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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