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  • n. Plural form of paraphilia.

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Formed as para- + -philiae; equivalent to the Ancient Greek πᾰρᾰ́ (para, "beside") + φῐλῐ́αι (philiai; nominative plural form of φῐλῐ́ᾱ, philia, “friendship”, “love”, “affection”, “fondness”); compare paraphilia.

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