domestic partner

noun
either member of an unmarried, cohabiting, and especially homosexual couple that seeks benefits usually available only to spouses.

Origin:
1975–80

domestic partnership, noun
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Example sentences
My domestic partner woke up from abdominal surgery with a corneal abrasion that somehow occurred during the surgery.
After you get divorced, you will be single, and you can marry or become a domestic partner again.
Neither of you can be married to anyone, and neither of you can have a different domestic partner.
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