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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
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pattern is often held up as evidence that "women are from Venus" and instinctively pair-bonding, while men are naturally promiscuous and reluctant to settle down.
Thomas Curtis, who studies pair-bonding in prairie voles, which are known for forming lifelong monogamous pairs.
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They may also gain some advantage from pair-bonding, perhaps guaranteed access to a fertile male or better vigilance against predators.