arranged marriage


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arranged marriage

A marriage arranged by someone other than the couple, which essentially eliminates courtship. They are most common in Hindu and Muslim countries.
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I don't see anything wrong with arranged marriages as it is tried and tested.
This time, the Muslim owner of a cafA in the university city of Exeter, expressed his disagreement with the arranged marriages of children by other British Muslim immigrants.
I'm Muslim, and arranged marriages are traditional in our culture.
Ms Woods said: "Shafilea said she had been staying with friends and she had nowhere to live and she was fleeing domestic violence and an arranged marriage that her parents had arranged for her.
In order to escape her arranged marriage, Anna impulsively weds Tinker, and initiates a spiral of punishment and redemption for the workman.
The other purported details can readily be found among the pages of any romance novel: the brave waif enlisting in order to escape a loveless arranged marriage.
Detectives were today probing claims a woman killed in a frenzied knife attack outside her Middlesbrough home had been involved in an arranged marriage to the man found unconscious next door.
I later learnt he had accepted the arranged marriage more easily than I had because he always put his parents first.
As Behn's work progressed, her concerns changed, from arranged marriage to women's autonomy.
The parents of a murdered teenager who were arrested in connection with her disappearance have denied trying to force her into an arranged marriage.