A marriage planned and agreed to by the families or guardians of the bride and groom, who have little or no say in the matter themselves.
More example sentences
- We shared our views on the merits of Eastern arranged marriages versus love marriages in the West.
- It was indeed mentally invigorating to enter into a debate on arranged marriages versus love marriages.
- Her family apparently informed her they had agreed to the arranged marriage and that lobola of seven cattle had already been paid.
Definition of arranged marriage in:
- The British & World English dictionary