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domestic partner

noun
1.
either member of an unmarried, cohabiting, and especially homosexual couple that seeks benefits usually available only to spouses.
Origin of domestic partner
1975-1980
1975-80
Related forms
domestic partnership, noun
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  • Somewhat later I made the acquaintance of the domestic partner of the chat family.

    Upon The Tree-Tops Olive Thorne Miller

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