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marriage

noun

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1 a union representing a special kind of social and legal partnership between two people
  • some religions consider marriage a sacrament

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2 a ceremony in which two people are united in matrimony
  • just a small group of family and friends have been invited to witness the marriage

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The first known use of marriage was in the 14th century

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“Marriage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/marriage. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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