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/ kəʊˌhæbɪˈteɪʃən /


  1. the state or condition of living together as husband and wife without being married
  2. (of political parties) the state or condition of cooperating for specific purposes without forming a coalition

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Citing a potential “cohabitation issue” Fisichella says that he believes the pope will eventually choose to move out.

But cohabitation researchers see the outcomes a little differently.

Premarital sex and cohabitation may have been rare half a century or more ago, but now they are common among all groups.

Had the patron saint of repenting harlots seduced him into some sort of cohabitation?

Cohabitation continues for three weeks without other incidents than scuffles and threats which become less frequent day by day.

In legal and illegal cohabitation, in every sort of union and cohabitation, good or bad, the underlying reality is the same.

Cohabitation with a woman who has previously had commerce with a leper may also produce infection.

The law of 1862, known as the Edmunds Act, declared such cohabitation to be a misdemeanor.

I welcome death, as it will preserve me from staining the purity of my noble blood by cohabitation with such as thou art.


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