marriage certificate

noun

Definition of marriage certificate

:a legal document that shows that a marriage has taken place

Word by Word Definitions

marriage play
  1. : the state of being united as spouses in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law

  2. : the mutual relation of married persons : wedlock

  3. : the institution whereby individuals are joined in a marriage

certificate play
  1. : a document containing a certified statement especially as to the truth of something

  2. : something serving the same end as a certificate

  3. : a document evidencing ownership or debt

  1. : to testify to or authorize by a certificate


Law Dictionary

marriage certificate

noun

legal Definition of marriage certificate

:a document which certifies that a marriage has taken place, which contains information (as time and place) about the ceremony, and which is signed by the parties, witnesses, and officiant

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