marriage license

noun

Definition of marriage license

:a legal document that is needed for a marriage to occur

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

license play
  1. : permission to act

  2. : freedom of action

  3. : a permission granted by competent authority to engage in a business or occupation or in an activity otherwise unlawful

  1. : to issue a license to

  2. : to permit or authorize especially by formal license

  3. : to give permission or consent to : allow


Law Dictionary

marriage license

noun

legal Definition of marriage license

:a written authorization for the marriage of two named people that is granted by a legally qualified government official

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