marriage certificate

noun

Definition of marriage certificate

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  the mutual relation of married persons :  wedlock

    :  the institution whereby individuals are joined in a marriage

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

    :  a document certifying that one has fulfilled the requirements of and may practice in a field

    :  something serving the same end as a certificate

  1. :  to testify to or authorize by a certificate

    :  certify


Law Dictionary

marriage certificate

noun

Legal Definition of marriage certificate

  1. :  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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