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    living apart together: refers to a couple who are in an intimate relationship but live in separate homes

    Researchers have coined the phraseliving apart together” or LAT relationship to describe the unconventional set-up that is growing more popular among people of all ages.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 05/01/2012
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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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