life partner

noun
one member of a monogamous relationship.
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life partner
 
n
either member of a couple in a long-term relationship

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Example sentences
Many people aren't so lucky in particular those that can't find a life partner at all.
Losing a life partner or two could happen to anyone, but going through seven requires some effort.
Once matchmaking starts, they may be expected to choose a life partner after only a brief courtship.
The allowance is suspended if the survivor is cohabiting with a life partner.
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