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mar·riage

gamophobia.

marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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Hence, according to this verse, there seems to be an affinity between being of marriageable age and the age of mature intellect.
I identify a marriageable spouse by how much their character is in line with the scriptures.
Asma challenged the clergy on issues of blasphemy, marriageable age for girls and wali's presence in solemnizing marriage, he said.
Traditionally, emigration affected mostly males of marriageable ages, leaving a gap between the sexes at these ages.
Perhaps this would have continued unchecked had India not been occupied by the British who brought with them the concept of a 'minor child' and abolition of child marriages by enacting the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929, fixing the marriageable age for girls and boys at 15 and 18, respectively.
She, however, has love at the top of her list of marriageable attributes.
One of the mothers in the village has notified the prosecution that the imam has consented to customary marriages of her underage daughter and other girls claiming that this kind of marriage is lawful until the girl reaches marriageable age after which, her marriage needs to be officially legalized.
Summary: Activists will launch an intensive social awareness drive across the country and counsel the families with girls and boys of marriageable age
June 10, 2016 (JUBA) - Members of parliament in the newly created Aweil East state, one of the controversial proposed 28 states in South Sudan, have approved a new constitution that restricts marriageable age in the state.
Despite having reached marriageable age, Antonia Barclay wants nothing to do with matrimony, much to the despair of her highborn family.
by Times News Service As per Indian law, the marriageable age of a girl is 18 years.
SINGLE chaps of a marriageable age should take care today.