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civil union - Legal Definition
A relationship between
cohabitating members of the same sex, legally recognized in some states, that
conveys to the couple some or all attributes, benefits, and rights of marriage
for purposes of that state’s law, but not for purposes of other states’ laws or
federal law. See also cohabitation