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An example use of celibacy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… life of celibacy disgusted by its own …”
Celibacy is the state of abstaining from sexual activity.
the word celibacy occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.