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cohabit

verb [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 sexual relationship: 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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