Meaning of “concubine” in the English Dictionary

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"concubine" in British English

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concubinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒŋ.kjə.baɪn/ us /ˈkɑːn.kjə.baɪn/

a woman who, in some societies, lives and has sex with a man she is not married to, and has a lower social rank than his wife or wives

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