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cohabit

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

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

cohabit

verb To live, sleep and have sexual relations with a partner as if in a married partnership (though usually without legal marriage).
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Bearing in mind the above points, Girvan LJ then turned to consider whether the withholding of adoption rights from unmarried cohabitant couples infringed the Convention rights of unmarried couples or indeed the rights of the child.
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In particular, I consider a very heated topic at present internationally: Does the extension of marriage fights to homosexual cohabitants have any merit?
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