concubinage

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con·cu·bi·nage

 (kŏn-kyo͞o′bə-nĭj, kən-)
n.
1. Law Cohabitation without legal marriage.
2. The state of being a concubine.

concubinage

(kɒnˈkjuːbɪnɪdʒ)
n
1. (Law) cohabitation without legal marriage
2. the state of living as a concubine

con•cu•bi•nage

(kɒnˈkyu bə nɪdʒ, kɒŋ-)

n.
1. cohabitation of a man and woman without legal or formal marriage.
2. the state of being a concubine.
[1350–1400]
con•cu′bi•nar′y, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.concubinage - cohabitation without being legally married
cohabitation - the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)
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