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bigamy

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɪɡ.ə.mi/ us  
the crime of marrying a person while already legally married to someone else: In court, he admitted that he had committed bigamy. Infidelity in relationships
bigamist
noun [C] uk   /-mɪst/ us  
He was accused of being a bigamist.Miscellaneous criminals
bigamous
adjective uk   /-məs/ us  
a bigamous marriageInfidelity in relationships
bigamously
adverb uk   /-məs.li/ us  
She has been married four times, once bigamously.Infidelity in relationships
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