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English definition of “common-law”


adjective [always before noun]     /ˌkɒmənˈlɔː/
A common-law wife or husband is someone who is not married , but has lived with their partner for a long time as if they were married .Marital status
(Definition of common-law adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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