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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Livia Turco, a senior politician in the Democrats of the Left main opposition party, condemned "arranged marriages and violence against women" on the pretext of "ethnic traditions" that she termed as "medieval practices".
When I left a good half an hour later, he called me and said with a little giggle: "Thank you for this, I think I am myself living very happily in an arranged marriage."
The 25-year-old alleged victim moved to Coventry from Pakistan after an arranged marriage to a city man in 2004.
She ran away from an arranged marriage, moved in with the man she loves and has now agreed to tell her story to the Sunday Mirror, even allowing her picture to appear.
AMUSLIM teenager from Warrington who feared she was being forced into an arranged marriage by her parents suffered a "vile murder", a coroner said yesterday.
She had been beaten by her mother and father, who also stole her pounds 2,000 savings, and had fled her home in fear of being forced into an arranged marriage and left to live in Pakistan, the inquest was told.
Following her own arranged marriage 15 years ago, Aneela has become a professional, arranging marriages for friends and family in the Asian community.
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. Deborah Sampson's real story stands well enough on its own, however, and Young does her full justice.
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.