Entry from British & World English dictionary
An establishment which arranges introductions between people who want to get married.
- She was running a marriage bureau when she met the father of her son, David.
- The mobile service is designed to bring the marriage bureau to the doorstep of the customer.
- In tune with the times, he also launched an online marriage bureau with a list of 10,000 brides and grooms.
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