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adjective intimate pronunciation in American English /ˈɪntɪmət/

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  1. 1
    an intimate friend is someone who you know very well and like very much

    Only intimate friends were invited to their wedding.

  2. 2
    relating to very private or personal things

    The magazine published intimate details of their affair.

  3. 3
    an intimate place or situation is private and friendly and makes you feel relaxed and comfortable

    It's a small hotel with an intimate atmosphere.

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  4. 5
    an intimate connection between two things is a very close connection between them

    Island communities commonly feel an intimate connection with the sea and with seafarers.

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Do you know her intimately?

These two problems are intimately connected.

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