marriage brokerage

variants: less commonly

marriage brokage

Definition of marriage brokerage

  1. 1a :  the act of negotiating or arranging a marriage contract between a man and woman in return for a consideration b :  the business of arranging such contracts

  2. 2 :  the fee paid for the services of a marriage broker any contract for which is void at common law

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