extramarital

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extra- +‎ marital

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extramarital (not comparable)

  1. Taking place outside marriage.
  2. Adulterous
    • 2012 November 9, Michael D. Shear, “Petraeus Quits; Evidence of Affair Was Found by F.B.I.”, New York Times:
      David H. Petraeus, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency and one of America’s most decorated four-star generals, resigned on Friday after an F.B.I. investigation uncovered evidence that he had been involved in an extramarital affair.

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