包养

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Etymology[edit]

(to hire; to charter) + (to take care of)

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包养

  1. (of a man) to hire a mistress; (of a woman) to hire a male lover

Usage notes[edit]

This term usually refers to a financial arrangement in which one party takes care of the expenses of the other party in exchange for a sexual relationship. Some of these extra-marital relationships are based on love, especially in traditional societies where arranged marriages are common.

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