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partner

A generic term for an individual, group or organisation involved in a partnership. As commonly used in the UK, partners live in a domestic relationship under the same roof.

partner

(part′nĕr)
1. A colleague or coworker.
2. A member of a partnership.
3. A spouse or confidant.
4. A person with whom one has sex.
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In fact, keeping in mind the partnerless initial ne, it might be better to say that Foscolo has already arrived by the first line, which is also already a declaration of separation.
Family fragmentation is, of course, further emphasized in the play by the recurring presence of the two bereaved parents, Ferneze and Katherine, both of whom are apparently partnerless as well as childless.
Those of us who have worked with this population know how difficult it is to help a partnerless man.

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