Unregistered cohabitation

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Unregistered cohabitation is a legal status (sometimes de facto) given to same-sex or opposite-sex couples in certain jurisdictions. They may be similar to common-law marriages.

More specifically, unregistered cohabitation may refer to:

Some other countries and sub-national regions recognize unregistered cohabitation, as listed in the Civil union article.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Also recognizes another form of same-sex unions (marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships).

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