Recent Examples of marriageable from the Web
The biggest gap between men and women of marriageable age, defined here as 15 to 29, will come in the next few decades, as the babies of the past decade grow up.
The 29-year-old is reportedly the last member of the royal family of marriageable age who is single – resulting in an outpouring of support on social media.
Sometimes a girl won’t be considered to be marriageable, depriving her of another basic human experience.
The first generation born under the one-child policy are reaching marriageable age, bringing with it the excess of boys over girls that was exacerbated by population control.
Legislation passed on June 15 raising the state’s minimum marriageable age from 16 to 18 (though still with an emancipation exception).
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MARRIAGEABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of marriageable for English Language Learners
: able to marry or suitable for marriage
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