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polygamynoun [U]

uk   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mi/  us   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mi/
the ​fact or ​custom of being ​married to more than one ​person at the same ​time
polygamist
noun [C] uk   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst/  us   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst/
polygamous
adjective uk   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs/  us   /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs/
a polygamous ​society
(Definition of polygamy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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polygamynoun [U]

 us   /pəˈlɪɡ·ə·mi/
the ​custom or ​condition of being ​married to more than one ​person at the same ​time
(Definition of polygamy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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