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intr.v. co·hab·i·tat·ed, co·hab·i·tat·ing, co·hab··tates Informal
To cohabit.

[Back-formation from cohabitation.]


(koʊˈhæb ɪt)

1. to live together as husband and wife, usu. without legal or religious sanction.
2. to live together in an intimate relationship.
3. to dwell with another or share the same place, as different species of animals.
[1520–30; < Late Latin cohabitāre <co- co- + habitāre to have possession, frequentative of habēre to have]
co•hab′it•ant, co•hab′it•er, n.
co•hab`i•ta′tion, n.
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Most people will experience at least some negative health effects when they cohabitate with mold for long enough.
This includes removing all barriers and penalties for people, especially the poor, to cohabitate.
Still, given the determining events, interests, actors and the interplay of forces, the French authorities have launched a new campaign with a premeditated purpose: Instead of saying France is looking into how to cohabitate and peacefully live with different cultures and religions, they have just passed a law that forbids young Muslim women to dress the way they want
Schlafly denounces a society saturated with media that promotes a "hookup" culture, encouraging young people to cohabitate instead of marry; the "it takes a village to raise a child" idea imported from Africa (when the truth is that African children are much more likely to survive if they have a living mother); legal bureaucracy that punishes fathers and husbands; financial incentives that undermine the family bond; and much more.
Designed and assembled in the USA, the sleek Model 14-1 provides a humane deterrent to wildlife for agriculture, mining, oil and gas, aviation, waste management, and other related industries that must cohabitate with protected or nuisance species.
The two had divorced last year due to domestic abuse but only a month ago had reconciled and began to cohabitate once more.
At its best, to be Lebanese meant to be multicultural avant la lettre, having to cohabitate with seventeen different religions and several ethnicities and languages--all in an area not much larger than Delaware.
Except when you are breeding your rabbits, bucks and does do not cohabitate.
They then examine 50 years of theories on romantic partnering, how individuals initiate and develop relationships, how romantic partners cohabitate, how they maintain relationships and deal with their dissolution.
While in post-modern societies like Sweden or Canada, unmarried mothers are likely to cohabitate with their partner, in Latin America, most unmarried mothers live either with their parents, friends or alone, not with a spouse.
The centre-left government will have to cohabitate with Basescu whose term runs until December 2014.
perspicillata bats, a colonial species that can cohabitate with different species of chiropterans (14,15).