marital status

noun

Definition of marital status

: the state of being married or not married used on official forms to ask if a person is married, single, divorced, or widowed
  • Please enter your marital status.

Word by Word Definitions

marital play
  1. : of or relating to marriage or the married state

  2. : of or relating to a husband and his role in marriage

status play
  1. : position or rank in relation to others

  2. : relative rank in a hierarchy of prestige

  3. : the condition of a person or thing in the eyes of the law


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