from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various diseases, including chancroid, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, that are usually contracted through sexual intercourse or other intimate sexual contact.
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- n. Any of various diseases that are usually contracted through sexual contact.
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- n. a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact
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“Weren’t you worried about contracting a sexually transmitted disease or getting pregnant?”
Future-oriented groups such as Planned Parenthood spend countless hours and dollars developing educational programs that are designed to teach presents the relationship between their current behavior and its negative future consequences: If you have unsafe sex, then you may have a baby nine months later or a sexually transmitted disease at any time.