civil partnership Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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civil partnershipnoun [C or U]

uk   us  
in the UK, a ​legalrelationship between two ​people of the same ​sex that gives them the same ​rights as ​people who are ​married
(Definition of civil partnership from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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