cohabitate

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intransitive verb co·hab·i·tate \(ˌ)kō-ˈha-bə-ˌtāt\

Definition of cohabitate

cohabitated

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cohabitating

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cohabitates

  1. :  to live or exist together or in company :  cohabit Pairs who cohabitate without marrying report even higher levels of happiness and self-esteem than do those who wed before shacking up … — Self, June 2012 The farm animals cohabitated with grizzly bears, massive elk herds and, more problematically, wolves. — Kirkus Reviews, 15 Oct. 2013 As digital and print continue to cohabitate, specific roles in editorial, marketing, and publicity are becoming less defined and more cross-functional … — Clare Swanson, Publisher's Weekly, 27 Sept. 2013

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