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misalliance

misalliance

noun mis·al·li·ance \ˌmi-sə-ˈlī-ən(t)s\

Definition of MISALLIANCE

1
:  an improper alliance
2
a :  mésalliance
b :  a marriage between persons unsuited to each other

Origin of MISALLIANCE

modification of French mésalliance
First Known Use: 1738

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