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English definition of “cohabitant”

cohabitant

noun [C] uk   /kəʊˈhæb.ɪ.tənt/ us    /koʊˈhæb.ɪ.t̬ənt/ (also cohabitee,   /ˌkəʊ.hæb.ɪˈtiː/   ) formal
the official word for someone who lives in the same house, apartment, etc. as someone else: Is Mr Jones one of the cohabitants at this address?People who live or settle somewhere
(Definition of cohabitant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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