Definition of domestic partnership in English:

domestic partnership

noun

North American
  • See domestic partner

    • ‘At present, gay rights groups tend to focus on practical protections for domestic partnerships.’
    • ‘I believe very strongly in domestic partnership rights.’
    • ‘The wording of the amendment is also alleged to include verbiage which would make domestic partnerships and civil unions null and void as well.’
    • ‘Through their 58 years together, they mostly stood by as others fought for rights like civil unions or domestic partnerships.’
    • ‘‘It's using language to deny the reality of domestic partnerships,’ I said angrily at a meeting of our Toronto section.’