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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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'We had a traditional arranged marriage,' said Sameeha as reported by Masrawy, an Arabic Egyptian online news portal via Khaleej Times on Feb.
"We had a traditional arranged marriage, I only knew him for two months before the wedding and never noticed how stingy he was," the woman identified as Sameeha was quoted in the report.
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Uzma, from New York, was the first woman in her family to shun a traditional arranged marriage and wed someone outside of the family.
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Ajay said: "We had a traditional arranged marriage. My mother was looking for a match for me when our neighbour said she had a relative with an educated and beautiful daughter.
Amit was all set to have a traditional arranged marriage, but persuaded his parents to allow him to wed Elain after the couple's predictive astrological charts were compiled by a Hindu priest.
Mr Khan, 41, who is still single, told the Sunday Mirror that since Diana's death he had resisted attempts by his parents to persuade him to take a bride of their choice in a traditional arranged marriage.
The film follows the difficult journey of Vasu, a woman who spent most of her childhood in the US, returned to India on the eve of puberty, and eventually settled back in the US in a traditional arranged marriage. Vasu is torn between the obligation to be a good Indian wife and her own resentment toward her family.
"Sobia's mum had told others that she wanted to take her back to Pakistan for a traditional arranged marriage and there is no way she would ever have accepted Usman.

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