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arranged marriage

noun

Definition of arranged marriage

  1. :  a marriage in which the husband and wife are chosen for each other by their parents



Word by Word Definitions

arrangeplay arranged
  1. :  to put into a proper order or into a correct or suitable sequence, relationship, or adjustment

    :  to make preparations for :  plan

    :  to adapt (a musical composition) by scoring for voices or instruments other than those for which originally written

marriageplay
  1. :  the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

    :  the state of being united to a person of the same sex in a relationship like that of a traditional marriage

    :  the mutual relation of married persons :  wedlock


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