nuptiality

noun

nup·​tial·​i·​ty ˌnəp-shē-ˈa-lə-tē How to pronounce nuptiality (audio)
-chē-
plural nuptialities
: the marriage rate

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nuptiality was in 1899

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“Nuptiality.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuptiality. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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