Translation of marriage in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable (act) she tried to prevent their marriagemarriagetrató de impedir que se casaran
tosomebodymarriage vowscasamiento (masculine) or [formal] enlace (masculine) conalguien1.2 uncountable and countable (relationship, state) marriagevotos (masculine plural) matrimoniales tosomebodyher marriage to the poet lasted two yearsa marriage of convenienceestuvo dos años casada con el poetato be related by marriageun matrimonio de convenienciaswe're cousins by marriageser parientes políticos or por afinidadhe gave him his daughter in marriagesomos primos políticos(before noun) marriage counseling o (British English) guidance marriage counselor o (British English) marriage guidance counsellorle entregó a su hija en matrimonioExample sentences
- But with large numbers of unions still ending in divorce and many couples choosing to cohabit and raise children out of wedlock, has marriage had its day?
- People often pose the question in terms of social equality, but marriage is also an institution of economic rights.
- It's a very American piece, like a sketch show, a revue about love, dating, marriage, children, divorce, death, so we go from being eight to 80 in the show.
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