cohabit

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Synonyms for cohabit

share living quarters

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During the last de cade, an awareness has been increasing of the potential problems that selection for antimicrobially resistant bacteria among companion animals may cause on human health, due to the increasing utilization of the same antimicrobial substances in human medicine and to the close contact between pets and their human cohabitants (Guardabassi, Loeber, & Jacobson, 2004; Guardabassi, Schwarz, & Lloyd, 2004; Moyaert, de Graef, Haesebrouck, & Decostere, 2006; Schwarz, Kehrenberg, & Walsh, 2001).
Howe wants chatter and clarity: "I address you at random / on the subject of doors" she proclaims, gently mocking Stevens's abstraction and solipsism with the familiarity of a cohabitant.
Children reared in stable, cohabitant homes display more behavioral problems, including aggression, anxiety and depression, than those in stable, married homes.
14(1)(b) requires the recipient spouse to be completely dependent on the cohabitant before a 'supportive relationship' can exist.
Bearing in mind the above points, Girvan LJ then turned to consider whether the withholding of adoption rights from unmarried cohabitant couples infringed the Convention rights of unmarried couples or indeed the rights of the child.
Canada, Australia, and New Zealand have eroded the traditional position by allowing some divorcelike settling up following cohabitant break up, and there is currently renewed interest in developing such an approach in the United States (see Ellman 2001, discussing proposals by the American Law Institute [ALI]) and the United Kingdom (Law Commission 2006).
KYOTO - The Kyoto District Court sentenced a woman to six years in prison and her male cohabitant to five-and-a-half years for physically abusing and starving the man's 3-year-old son to death in Nagaokakyo, Kyoto Prefecture, in October.
She argued that based on specific promises, a cohabitant can have property rights to the assets of another cohabitant.
As expected, defense counsel filed a motion to dismiss, stating that New Hampshire does not allow all unmarried cohabitant to sue for negligent infliction of emotional distress.
Whether a dating partner, a cohabitant, a spouse, or a parent, individuals expect a modicum of honesty and feel betrayed when deceived.
On four occasions during a 6-week period in the summer of 1998, a man had battered his cohabitant, once bruising her entire face and, on another occasion, beating her severely and knocking out a tooth.
He finds her again in the guise of his latest cohabitant, who has used her magic wand -- i.
21) Cohabitation is legal in some states, as long as neither cohabitant is married to someone else.
District Judge Robert Parker wrote that "we are presiding over the last rites of this cohabitant of the blue planet.
New York, Mar 1 ( ANI ): Hugh Hefner's son Marston, who has been accused of beating his girlfriend Claire Sinclair, is facing one count of battery on a spouse or cohabitant and one count of vandalism.