Definition of marital status in English:

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marital status


A person’s state of being single, married, separated, divorced, or widowed.
Example sentences
  • After all, all this while, his single and unattached marital status has added to his charm in no small way.
  • Age, marital status, whether or not they had had a smear test, and highest educational qualification were recorded.
  • Sexual orientation, marital status and ethnicity are not barriers to fostering, as long as the other criteria are met.

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Syllabification: mar·i·tal sta·tus

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