life partner

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  • If much soil clings to it, life-partner will be rich; if not, poor.

  • And have you not found any one yet as a life-partner, to make India worth while?

    Banked Fires

    E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi

  • She is loved and trusted as her husband's life-partner, and exerts no inconsiderable influence upon him.

    The Syrian Christ

    Abraham Mitrie Rihbany

  • Pons took to himself the only life-partner permitted to him among his kind—an old man and a fellow-musician.

    Cousin Pons

    Honore de Balzac

  • And Mary, being a woman, and no more of a saint than is her life-partner, will also be exasperated.


British Dictionary definitions for life partner

life partner

noun
  1. either member of a couple in a long-term relationship
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