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wedlock

noun The state of being married; marriage.
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But she argued that she, though born out of wedlock, was treated by her father's relatives as one of their own.
Speaking during an event themed: Does culture contribute to the discrimination of children born out of wedlock, in Gaborone recently, he said children born out of wedlock were labelled and discriminated.
Multi-millionaire Dr Peter Bing attempted to stop Damian, 17, from gaining access to his fortune because he was born out of wedlock.
The writer is a primary school teacher and had invoked the government's wedlock policy to request a transfer from a school in Dadu to Hyderabad.
The National Registration Department (NRD) and two others were unable to reach an out-of-court settlement in the case of a Muslim child born out of wedlock whose parents sought to change the 'Abdullah' patronym to the father's surname in the birth certificate.
Oja Oba/Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State has dissolved a six-year-old wedlock between a couple, Laide Aderinsola and Emmanuel Aderinsola.
ISLAMABAD -- Non regularization of the service of teachers who were transferred to Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) Islamabad since long from other departments on deputation under wedlock policy has caused embarrassment among them.
Summary: 30-year-old maid tried to sell two-week-old baby conceived out of wedlock
Talking notice of high number of applications regarding wedlock, he directed to formulate a policy on the issue.
CHENNAI: Moroccan writer-director Meryem Benm'Barek-Aloisi's "Sofia" tells us in just 80 minutes the sorrowful story of a young woman who gives birth to a child out of wedlock and then, pushed to the edge, manipulates the crisis to her advantage.
According to police, the slain woman identified as Asma was married off to Sajid about six years ago and the couple has three children from the wedlock. Sajid had returned to Pakistan from Greece two days.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] Aug 22 (ANI): Hollywood actor Hilary Swank has entered into wedlock with her boyfriend Philip Schneider.