a relationship between a couple that is legally recognized by a governmental authority and has many of the rights and responsibilities of marriage: civil unions for same-sex couples.
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Origin of civil union
First frecorded in 1835–40
Words nearby civil union
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Example sentences from the Web for civil union
“We had our civil-union ceremony, what we considered the big day,” says Berg.