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monogamy

noun [U]     /məˈnɒɡ.ə.mi/ US  /məˈnɑː.ɡə-/
the fact or custom of having a sexual relationship or marriage with only one other person at a time → Compare bigamy, polygamyMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships monogamous     /-məs/ adjective a monogamous relationshipMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships
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