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matrimonial

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adjective mat·ri·mo·nial \ˌma-trə-ˈmō-nē-əl, -nyəl\

Simple Definition of matrimonial

  • : of or relating to marriage

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of matrimonial

  1. :  of or relating to marriage, the married state, or married persons

matrimonially adverb

Examples of matrimonial in a sentence

  1. <she plans to focus on matrimonial concerns after she's established in her career>



15th Century

First Known Use of matrimonial

15th century


MATRIMONIAL Defined for Kids

matrimonial

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adjective mat·ri·mo·ni·al \ˌma-trə-ˈmō-nē-əl\

Definition of matrimonial for Students

  1. :  of or relating to marriage





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