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life partner

noun
1.
one member of a monogamous relationship.
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  • Besides, you was once the life partner of one of my best friends.

  • Probably I am too young to know how to choose a life partner.

    Betty Lee, Senior Harriet Pyne Grove
  • Take care in your choice of a life partner, for one of your nature can get in easily, but it is like pulling teeth to get out.

  • Assuredly she had made no mistake when she had selected so gifted a life partner.

    Bought and Paid For Arthur Hornblow
  • She was not looked upon as a servant, and often established herself permanently by becoming the life partner of the son.

  • He never thought children had a right to be heard in making their choice of a life partner.

    Edith and John Franklin S. Farquhar
  • These words recurred to me, just as I was on the point of taking a life partner, in a figurative sense.

    How to Cook Husbands Elizabeth Strong Worthington
British Dictionary definitions for life partner

life partner

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