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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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The long-term study, financed by the Government's Economic and Social Research Council, has already provided evidence that married couples are happier than cohabitees, and about the short duration of most cohabiting relationships.
The pendulum has swung from women, gay men and lesbian couples and cohabitees having few rights, through to the law being seen as favourable to women, and now swinging in the opposite direction with the law attempting to mirror the roles of women and men in society, the recognition of civil partners and courts having to deal with the increasing number of couples who simply cohabit.
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