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monogamynoun [U]

uk   /məˈnɒɡ.ə.mi/ us   /məˈnɑː.ɡə.mi/
the fact or custom of having a sexual relationship or marriage with only one other person at a time
monogamous
adjective uk   /məˈnɒɡ.ə.məs/ us   /məˈnɑː.ɡə.məs/
a monogamous relationship
(Definition of monogamy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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monogamynoun [U]

us   /məˈnɑɡ·ə·mi/
the condition or custom of being married to only one person at a time or of having only one sexual partner
monogamous
adjective us   /məˈnɑɡ·ə·məs/
a monogamous relationship
(Definition of monogamy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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