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marriage broker

Syllabification: mar·riage bro·ker

Definition of marriage broker in English:

noun

(In a culture where arranged marriages are customary) a person who arranges marriages for a fee.
Example sentences
  • Disappointed by this development, the marriage broker attending their meeting tells Norman he must retract the ‘61 per cent probability of success’ he had calculated for the couple.
  • There was a time when the search for a bride or bridegroom necessarily involved the services of the local marriage broker with a photo album tucked under his arm.
  • That film's dizzy dancer has metamorphosised into a beauteous marriage broker.

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