Meaning of “cohabit” in the English Dictionary

"cohabit" in British English

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cohabitverb [ I ]

uk /kəʊˈhæb.ɪt/ us /koʊˈhæb.ɪt/ formal

If two people, especially a man and woman who are not married, cohabit, they live together and have a sexual relationship:

About 23 percent of men and women aged 25 to 34 told researchers they had previously cohabited with a partner without it leading to marriage.
cohabiting couples
cohabitation
noun [ U ] uk /kəʊˌhæb.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /koʊˌhæb.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

a cohabitation agreement

(Definition of “cohabit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)