espousal


espousal

noun

Definition of ESPOUSAL

1
a ceremony in which two people are united in matrimony <the expected espousal of the Hollywood actor and the singing superstar should attract the elite of show business>
Related Words match, matrimony, wedlock; union
2
the act or state of being engaged to be married <considering how long her previous marriage lasted, she'd be wise to have an extended espousal>
Antonyms disengagement

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