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cohabitverb [I]

uk   /kəʊˈhæb.ɪt/  us   /koʊ-/ formal
If two ​people, ​especially a man and woman who are not ​married, cohabit, they ​live together and have a ​sexualrelationship: 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   /kəʊ.hæb.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /koʊ-/
a cohabitation ​agreement
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