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consort

verb [I + adv/prep] uk   /kənˈsɔːt/ us    /-ˈsɔːrt/
to spend a lot of time in the company of a particular group of people, especially people whose character is not approved of: They claimed he had been consorting with drug dealers.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone

consort

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.sɔːt/ us    /ˈkɑːn.sɔːrt/
a wife or husband, especially of a rulerRoyalty, aristocracy and titlesRomantic and sexual partners
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