cohabitation

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co·hab·it

 (kō-hăb′ĭt)
intr.v. co·hab·it·ed, co·hab·it·ing, co·hab·its
1. To live together in a sexual relationship, especially when not legally married.
2. To coexist, as animals of different species.

[Late Latin cohabitāre : Latin co-, co- + Latin habitāre, to dwell; see inhabit.]

co·hab′i·tant, co·hab′it·er n.
co·hab′i·ta′tion n.
co·hab′i·ta′tion·al adj.
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cohabitation

(kəʊˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən)
n
1. (Sociology) the state or condition of living together in a conjugal relationship without being married
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of political parties) the state or condition of cooperating for specific purposes without forming a coalition
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cohabitation - the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)cohabitation - the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)
inhabitancy, inhabitation, habitation - the act of dwelling in or living permanently in a place (said of both animals and men); "he studied the creation and inhabitation and demise of the colony"
concubinage - cohabitation without being legally married
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Translations
avoliitto

cohabitation

[ˌkəʊhæbɪˈteɪʃən] Ncohabitación f
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cohabitation

[kəʊˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən] nconcubinage m, vie f maritale
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cohabitation

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