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  • 1 POSSLQ — (pronEng|ˈpɒsəlkjuː) is abbreviation (or acronym) for Persons of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters, a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation …

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  • 2 POSSLQ — 1979, acronym of person of opposite sex sharing living quarters; but it was never an official category …

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  • 3 POSSLQ — (Persons of the Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters) unmarried people sharing households (coined by the U.S. Census Bureau during the 1970s) …

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  • 4 POSSLQ — /pos euhl kyooh /, n., pl. POSSLQs, POSSLQ s. either of two persons, one of each sex, who share living quarters but are not related by blood, marriage, or adoption: a categorization used by the U.S. Census Bureau. [p(erson of the) o(pposite)… …

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  • 5 POSSLQ — [[t]ˈpɒs əlˌkyu[/t]] n. pl. POSSLQs, POSSLQ s cvb person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters • Etymology: 1975–80 …

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  • 6 POSSLQ — /pos euhl kyooh /, n., pl. POSSLQs, POSSLQ s. either of two persons, one of each sex, who share living quarters but are not related by blood, marriage, or adoption: a categorization used by the U.S. Census Bureau. [p(erson of the) o(pposite)… …

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  • 7 posslq — abbreviation persons of the opposite sex sharing living quarters …

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  • 8 POSSLQ — Person Of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters …

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  • 9 POSSLQ — Persons of the Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters …

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  • 10 POSSLQ — abbr. and/or acronym. Person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters …

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  • 11 Charles Osgood — For the psychologist, see Charles E. Osgood. Charles Osgood Birth name Charles Osgood Wood, III Born January 8, 1933 (1933 01 08) (age 78) New York City Show The Osgood File Network …

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  • 12 pos|sl|q — «POS uhl KYOO», noun. U.S. a person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters: »The Census Bureau invented the word “posslq” (St. Lou Post Dispatch). What s more, “Posslq” is so simple to pronounce, so non judgmental and pleasing to the ear… …

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  • 13 Panama City Beach, Florida — Infobox Settlement official name = Panama City Beach, Florida other name = native name = nickname = The World s Most Beautiful Beaches settlement type = City motto = imagesize = 250x200px image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield …

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  • 14 Significant other — (sig ot, sigot, sigoth, SigO, or SO) is a gender blind, politically correct term to refer to a person s partner in an intimate relationship without disclosing or presuming anything about his or her marital status or sexual orientation. It is also …

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  • 15 Life partner — A life partner is a romantic partner for life. This can be same sex or opposite sex, married or without marriage, and monogamous or polygamous.ee also*Boyfriend *Girlfriend *Marriage *Engagement *Domestic Partnership *Civil Union *POSSLQ… …

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  • 16 domesticpartner — domestic partner n. A person, other than a spouse, with whom one cohabits.   Usage Note: Many people would now agree that a couple can consist of persons living together who are not married or who are not of opposite sexes. How to refer to such a …

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  • 17 population — populational, adj. populationless, adj. /pop yeuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. the total number of persons inhabiting a country, city, or any district or area. 2. the body of inhabitants of a place: The population of the city opposes the addition of… …

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  • 18 marriage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Legal union Nouns 1. marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union; intermarriage, nuptial tie, married state, bed and board, cohabitation, POSSLQ (person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters), wedded… …

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  • 19 Persons of the Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters — unmarried people sharing households (coined by the U.S. Census Bureau during the 1970s) , POSSLQ …

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