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The use of the term "common-law marriage" in this sense is criticized as improper, as a common-law relationship or common-law union is not a "marriage," although some statutes may give it similar effects. 2, record 1, English, - common%2Dlaw%20relationship
union de fait : terme normalisé par le Comité de normalisation, Promotion de l'accès à la justice dans les deux langues officielles (PAJLO). 2, record 1, French, - union%20de%20fait
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