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noun [countable/uncountable] medical     sexually transmitted disease pronunciation in British English
/ˌsekʃuəli trænsˌmɪtɪd dɪˈziːz/
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singularsexually transmitted disease
pluralsexually transmitted diseases

or sexually transmitted infection     sexually transmitted infection pronunciation in British English

  1. any disease that you get from having sex with an infected person, for example AIDS or syphilis
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