civil union

civil union


: a legal relationship between two people of the same sex that gives them some of the same rights and responsibilities that married people have

Full Definition of CIVIL UNION

:  the legal status that ensures to same-sex couples specified rights and responsibilities of married couples

First Known Use of CIVIL UNION



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