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concubine

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒŋ.kjʊ.baɪn/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
a woman who, in some societies, lives and has sex with a man she is not married to, and has a lower social rank than his wife or wives
Translations of “concubine”
in Spanish concubina…
in French concubine…
in German die Konkubine, die zweite Ehefrau…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妾,姨太太,小老婆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妾,姨太太,小老婆…
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