Meaning of COUPLE in English


(TWO PEOPLE) [noun] [C + singular or plural verb] - two people in a (sexual) relationship, or two people who are together for a particular purposeI hope Caroline and Tristan get married - they make such a lovely couple.The couple skated/danced spectacularly throughout the competition.The infertility clinic has brought hope to hundreds of childless couples.An elderly couple live next door and they always complain about the noise when we have a party.Only a small proportion of modern households consist of a married couple with two children.Should the government do more to help young couples buy their own homes?See study section: Relationships

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.