the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)
An emotional and physical intimate relationship which includes a common living place and which exists without legal or religious sanction.
The act of living together.
A place where two or more individuals reside together.
The act of two species living together in the same habitat.
Cooperation between politicians of opposing political parties; especially, in France, between a President and Prime Minister.
Origin: From cohabitation, from cohabitationem.
the act or state of dwelling together, or in the same place with another
the living together of a man and woman in supposed sexual relationship
Origin: [L. cohabitatio.]
Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together in an intimate relationship, particularly an emotionally and/or sexually intimate one, on a long-term or permanent basis. More broadly, the term cohabitation can mean any number of people living together.
The numerical value of cohabitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of cohabitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.
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