- domestic partner
- domestic partner [n] live-in significant other beneficiary, cohabitant, companion, housemate, longtime companion, lover, partner, spouse; concept 414
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domestic partner — n. either PARTNER (n. 2) of an unmarried heterosexual or homosexual couple in a relationship (domestic partnership) considered as being equivalent to marriage for the purpose of extending certain legal rights and employment benefits … English World dictionary
domestic partner — n. A person who shares a sexual relationship and a home with another person but is not necessarily married to him or her. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 … Law dictionary
domestic partner — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms domestic partner : singular domestic partner plural domestic partners mainly American the person who you are living with and having a sexual relationship with but are not married to. The usual British word is… … English dictionary
domestic partner — noun a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long term sexual relationship • Syn: ↑significant other, ↑spousal equivalent, ↑spouse equivalent • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
domestic partner — noun Domestic partner is used before these nouns: ↑benefit … Collocations dictionary
domestic partner adoption — An adoption by one registered domestic partner, usually of a child born to the other partner, in one of the states that allows domestic partner registration (California, the District of Columbia, Maine, Oregon, and Washington). Category: Divorce… … Law dictionary
domestic partner — domestic partnership. either member of an unmarried, cohabiting, and esp. homosexual couple that seeks benefits usu. available only to spouses. [1975 80] * * * … Universalium
Domestic Partner Task Force — The Domestic Partner Task Force was a governmental body established in 1983 by the Californian City of Berkeley s Human Relations and Welfare Commission to draw up the structure of the city s (and, eventually, the state s) domestic partnership… … Wikipedia
domestic partner — do,mestic partner noun count the person you are living with and having a sexual relationship with but are not married to. Domestic partners can be of the same sex or different sexes … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
domestic partner — noun Date: 1975 1. a company especially in a developing country that joins in a commercial venture with an international company 2. either one of an unmarried heterosexual or homosexual cohabiting couple especially when considered as to … New Collegiate Dictionary