pair bond

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pair bond

n.
The temporary or permanent association formed between two animals during courtship and mating.

pair′-bond′ v.

pair bond

n
(Zoology) the exclusive relationship formed between a male and a female, esp in some species of animals and birds during courtship and breeding
pair bonding n
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The falcons typically renew their pair-bond around Valentine's Day.
A pair-bond in socially monogamous species gives a partnership that may provide advantages for survival.