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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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Once the candidate vaccines get the green light on safety and efficacy, a federal committee has advised that initial vaccination efforts focus on immunizing as many people as possible in five target groups: emergency medical personnel, pregnant women, children and adults aged 6 months to 24 years, caregivers and cohabitants of children younger than 6 months, and adults aged 25-64 years who are immunocom-promised or who have chronic health conditions that may increase their flu risk.
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