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English definition of “cohabit”

cohabit

verb [I]     /kəʊˈhæb.ɪt/ US  /koʊ-/ formal
If two people, especially a man and woman who are not married, cohabit, they live together and have a sexual relationship: About 23 percent of men and women aged 25 to 34 told researchers they had previously cohabited with a partner without it leading to marriage. cohabiting couplesMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships cohabitation     /kəʊ.hæb.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ US  /koʊ-/ noun [U] a cohabitation agreementMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships
(Definition of cohabit verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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