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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
1975-1980
1975-80
Related forms
domestic partnership, noun
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Examples from the web for domestic partner
  • 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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