[ UK /mˈæɹɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈmɛɹɪdʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. two people who are married to each other
    his second marriage was happier than the first
    a married couple without love
  2. the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    God bless this union
    a long and happy marriage
  3. the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    their marriage was conducted in the chapel
  4. a close and intimate union
    the marriage of music and dance
    a marriage of ideas
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How To Use marriage In A Sentence

  • Marriage followed alongside a comfortable life on the cosy road to middle-class success.
  • Ingundis; and Leovigild, whose two sons, Hermenegild and Recared, were the issue of a former marriage.] [Footnote 128: Iracundiae furore succensa, adprehensam per comam capitis puellam in terram conlidit, et diu calcibus verberatam, ac sanguins cruentatam, jussit exspoliari, et piscinae immergi. History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3
  • The mobile service is designed to bring the marriage bureau to the doorstep of the customer.
  • The imbalance in the number of girls and boys of marriageable age is not the only cause of these social changes, and it will not persist for long.
  • In Britain, one in every three marriages now ends in divorce.
  • Excepting his quaint epithets which he affects to render literally from the Greek, a language above all others blest in the happy marriage of sweet words, and which in our language are mere printer's compound epithets -- such as quaffed divine Literary Remains, Volume 1
  • A new law took effect last year that makes it illegal to abduct young girls and force them into marriage.
  • First examine the entries on the marriage register.
  • Frederick, a bisexual misanthrope in a childless, political marriage, was a lapsed Calvinist who held all religions in contempt.
  • It was a marriage and a lifestyle that almost destroyed him.
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