live in sin

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Definition of live in sin

old-fashioned
: to live together and have sex without being married His mother did not want him living in sin with his girlfriend.

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“Live in sin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/live%20in%20sin. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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