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English definition of “couple”

couple

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (TWO PEOPLE)    /ˈkʌp.l̩/
B1 two people who are married or in a romantic or sexual relationship, or two people who are together for a particular purpose: a married couple An elderly couple live (US lives) next door. Should the government do more to help young couples buy their own homes? The couple skated spectacularly throughout the competition.Groups of people
(Definition of couple noun (TWO PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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