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English definition of “open marriage”

open marriage

noun [C] uk   us  
a marriage in which both partners are free to have sexual relationships with other peopleMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships
(Definition of open marriage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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