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1couple/ˈkʌpəl/noun
pluralcouples
1couple
/ˈkʌpəl/
noun
pluralcouples
Learner's definition of COUPLE  
[count]
: two people who are married or who have a romantic or sexual relationship
: two people or things that are together : pair — usually used in the phrase in couples

a couple

informal
: two or a few of something
◊ In informal U.S. English, a couple can be used like a couple of before a plural noun.
It is often used with periods of time and numbers.
: two or a few

a couple of

: two of or a few of : two (things) or a few (things)

— coupledom

/ˈkʌpəldəm/noun,[noncount]
2couple/ˈkʌpəl/verb
couplescoupledcoupling
2couple
/ˈkʌpəl/
verb
couplescoupledcoupling
Learner's definition of COUPLE  
[+ object]
: to join (two things) together : connect
: to join (something) to something else : connect

couple with

[phrasal verb]
couple (something) with (something) 
: to join or combine (something) with (something else) — usually used as (be) coupled with

— coupler

/ˈkʌplɚ/noun,pluralcouplers[count]
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