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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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