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companionate

[kuh m-pan-yuh-nit] /kəmˈpæn yə nɪt/
adjective
1.
of, by, or like companions.
2.
tastefully harmonious.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; companion1 + -ate1
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  • There was in the past, in some idealized nation, a world of companionate partnership from which we're declining.
  • Crisis intervention is a compelling, companionate process designed to deliver the message to an addicted loved one.
British Dictionary definitions for companionate

companionate

/kəmˈpænjənɪt/
adjective
1.
resembling, appropriate to, or acting as a companion
2.
harmoniously suited
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