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English noun: espousal

1. espousal (act) archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast


Synonymsbridal


Broader (hypernym)marriage, marriage ceremony, wedding

2. espousal (act) the act of becoming betrothed or engaged


Synonymsbetrothal


Broader (hypernym)rite, ritual

3. espousal (act) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception


SamplesIts adoption by society.
The proposal found wide acceptance.


Synonymsacceptance, acceptation, adoption


Broader (hypernym)approval, approving, blessing


Narrower (hyponym)bosom, embrace









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