Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: marriage

1. marriage (om tilstand) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA long and happy marriage.
God bless this union.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)matrimony, spousal relationship, union, wedlock

Mindre specifikke termermarital status

Mere specifikke termerbigamy, common-law marriage, cuckoldom, endogamy, exogamy, inmarriage, intermarriage, intermarriage, marriage of convenience, misalliance, monandry, monogamousness, monogamy, open marriage, polygamy, sigeh

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

2. marriage (om gruppe) two people who are married to each other

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis second marriage was happier than the first.
A married couple without love.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)man and wife, married couple

Mindre specifikke termerfamily, family unit

Mere specifikke termermixed marriage

Tilhører disse specifikke termerbetter half, married person, mate, partner, spouse

3. marriage (om handling) the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir marriage was conducted in the chapel.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)marriage ceremony, wedding

Mindre specifikke termerrite, ritual

Mere specifikke termerbridal, civil marriage, espousal, love match, remarriage

4. marriage (om tilstand) a close and intimate union

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe marriage of music and dance.
A marriage of ideas.

Mindre specifikke termerunification, union

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