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  1. sex education(Noun)

    Education about human sexual anatomy, reproduction, and intercourse and other human sexual behavior.

  2. Origin: sex + education


  1. Sex education

    Sex education is instruction on issues relating to human sexuality, including human sexual anatomy, sexual reproduction, sexual intercourse or other sexual activity, reproductive health, emotional relations, reproductive rights and responsibilities, abstinence, and birth control. Common avenues for sex education are parents or caregivers, formal school programs, and public health campaigns.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sex Education

    Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sex education in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sex education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jimmy Swaggart:

    Sex education classes in our public schools are promoting incest.

  2. Saundra Pelletier:

    Only 22 states in the United States are mandated to teach sex education in schools.

  3. Rosemary Olale:

    Where I come from, talking about the sex education with your girl is really difficult.

  4. Amy Loper:

    The superintendent told me that we could opt out of the sex education class, but that’s not the point.

  5. Kathleen Clyde:

    It will likely increase the number of abortions in Ohio by cutting access to birth control and access to sex education in Ohio.

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