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covivant (verb), covivants; covivanted; covivanting
1. To live together without being married: Jill and Leo have been covivanting for the last 10 years.
2. Etymology: from Latin co- (a form of com-), "with, together" + vivere "to live."

The term covivant, was created by Richard Lederer, a former English teacher, author and columnist and is in Lederer's words.

Fashioned from the Latin co-, "together" and the French vivant, "living."

Covivant is bilingually enduring and endearing. Its Latin form communicates a sense of permanence and stability, and its Frenchness lend the perfume of romance.

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