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by marriage

Definition of by marriage

  1. —used to say that a relationship is created because one person is married to a family member of the other <She is my aunt by marriage.> <They are related by marriage.> <an aunt by marriage>



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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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