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1. A bedmate.
2. One that is closely associated or allied with another: "Stupidity here makes an easy bedfellow, as always, with racialism" (Christopher Hitchens).
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1. a person with whom one shares a bed
2. a temporary ally or associate
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1. a person who shares one's bed.
2. an associate or collaborator, esp. one who forms a temporary alliance for reasons of expediency.
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|Noun||1.||bedfellow - a temporary associate; "politics makes strange bedfellows"|
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
|2.||bedfellow - a person with whom you share a bed|
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bedfellow[ˈbedfeləʊ] N → compañero/a m/f de cama
they are or make strange bedfellows (fig) → forman una extraña pareja
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