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noun [uncountable] penetration pronunciation in British English /ˌpenəˈtreɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    a sexual act in which a man puts his penis into his partner’s vagina or anus
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  2. 2
    the act of getting into a place or group

    This was in the days before the organization’s penetration into African markets.

  3. 3
    the act of getting inside something, especially past objects or substances that are intended to stop things getting inside

    The fabric could be damaged by water penetration.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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