What does married couple mean?
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marriage, married couple, man and wifenoun
two people who are married to each other
"his second marriage was happier than the first"; "a married couple without love"
Two people who are married to each other; often a husband and wife.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a culturally and often legally recognized union between people called spouses. It establishes rights and obligations between them, as well as between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws. It is nearly a cultural universal, but the definition of marriage varies between cultures and religions, and over time. Typically, it is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually sexual, are acknowledged or sanctioned. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or considered to be compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. A marriage ceremony is called a wedding. Individuals may marry for several reasons, including legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious purposes. Whom they marry may be influenced by gender, socially determined rules of incest, prescriptive marriage rules, parental choice, and individual desire. In some areas of the world, arranged marriage, child marriage, polygamy, and forced marriage are practiced. In other areas, such practices are outlawed to preserve women's rights or children's rights (both female and male) or as a result of international law. In some parts of the world, marriage has historically restricted the rights of women, who are (or were) considered the property of the husband. Around the world, primarily in developed democracies, there has been a general trend towards ensuring equal rights for women within marriage (including abolishing coverture, liberalizing divorce laws, and reforming reproductive and sexual rights) and legally recognizing the marriages of interfaith, interracial/interethnic/inter-caste, and same-sex couples. Controversies continue regarding the legal status of married women, leniency towards violence within marriage, customs such as dowry and bride price, forced marriage, marriageable age, and criminalization of premarital and extramarital sex. Female age at marriage has proven to be a strong indicator for female autonomy and is continuously used by economic history research.Marriage can be recognized by a state, an organization, a religious authority, a tribal group, a local community, or peers. It is often viewed as a contract. A religious marriage is performed by a religious institution to recognize and create the rights and obligations intrinsic to matrimony in that religion. Religious marriage is known variously as sacramental marriage in Catholicism, nikah in Islam, nissuin in Judaism, and various other names in other faith traditions, each with their own constraints as to what constitutes, and who can enter into, a valid religious marriage.
The numerical value of married couple in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of married couple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of married couple in a Sentence
It is like a married couple who argue but decide to stay together for the sake of the children.
We are so grateful to take on this new era as a married couple, but it has been a really funny time, we have spent our honeymoon here at Australia Zoo caring for 1,200 animals. Its been really fun.
The couple are delighted to announce an opportunity for 1,200 people from across the United Kingdom to be invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share the experience of their special day, the attendees will view the arrival of the congregation and Members of the Royal Family, listen to a live broadcast of the Marriage Service and watch as the Bride and Groom depart St. George’s Chapel at the end of the ceremony. The newly married couple will then undertake a short carriage procession through part of Windsor High Street. The carriage will process through the grounds of Windsor Castle, departing via Castle Hill to proceed along part of the High Street before returning to the Castle via Cambridge Gate.
We've played Croatia four times in four years. We've often said we're like a married couple - we're trying to get divorced, but we always meet up again.
To be honest, when a straight couple is using surrogacy, or when a straight couple is using an egg donation or sperm donation, nobody asks them if they are the biological parents of the child, it's just an assumption. But when an LGBT family's coming and applying, our application was flagged as surrogacy. our position was and remains that we should be treated as a married couple and the minimal requirements that are in that regulation should be applied to us as well.
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- couple marié, un couple mariéFrench
- 夫婦, 夫妻Japanese
- 夫婦, 부부Korean
- брачна двојка, брачен парMacedonian
- ekteparNorwegian Nynorsk
- cuplu căsătoritRomanian
- супружеская чета, супружеская параRussian
- bračni parSerbo-Croatian
- gift parSwedish
- திருமணமான தம்பதிகள்Tamil
- పెళ్ళయిన జంటTelugu
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