fornication


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for·ni·ca·tion

(fōr'ni-kā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with formication.
Sexual intercourse, especially between unmarried partners.
[L. fornicatio, an arched or vaulted basement (brothel)]

fornication

[fôr′nikā′shən]
Etymology: L, fornix, arch
(in law) sexual intercourse between two people who are not married to each other. The specific legal definition varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. In some, both persons are unmarried; in some, one is unmarried; in some, the charge is adultery rather than fornication if the woman is married, regardless of the man's marital status.

fornication

Coitus; sexual intercourse.

fornication

Coitus. Cf Formication.

for·ni·ca·tion

(fōr-ni-kā'shŭn)
Sexual intercourse between partners unmarried to each other.
[L. fornicatio, an arched or vaulted basement (brothel)]
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As per court records, the case unfolded early this year when the anti-human trafficking section of the RAK Police were alerted that a father and mother were forcing their daughters to fornication.
As per the court records, the case came to light early this year when the anti-human trafficking section of the RAK Police was alerted that a couple was forcing their daughters into fornication.
html) mission which they claim is to preach against all form of sin which includes fornication.
Many church followers come and report many cases regarding fornication, infidelity and priests have secretly fathered kids, but the Church always remained secretive.
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The Who in their 60s, singing "Hope I die before I get old" to enthusiastic audiences spanning generations; Mick Jagger, with seven years already on his bus pass, snaking across the stage singing "Let''s spend the night together"; or a topless, leathery Iggy Pop growling "Last year I was 21", before climbing the speaker stacks for a bit of mock fornication.
The new freedom of the gospel refuses the ordinary ways of the world that include quarrels, dissensions, carousing, and fornication (5:19-21).
The Hebrew stem ZNH (as translated into the Latin alphabet) has a generally accepted lexical meaning of "commit fornication, be/act as a harlot.
But what she forgets is that human rights are conferred on a people by the state taking into consideration the socio-cultural environment of the people--that is why fornication is punishable in Muslim countries by Sharia but not in secular states like Ghana.
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David Clarenbach that eliminates criminal penalties for cohabitation, fornication, homosexual acts, and other sexual behavior between (or among) consenting adults in private.
In any case it is the medical profession, the teaching profession and the profession of journalism who definitely have a responsibility to teach and educate our society about the dangers and side effects of licentious fornication.