marriage
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marriage(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (matrimony)
a. el matrimonio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His marriage ended abruptly.Su matrimonio finalizó de golpe.
b. el enlace
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They will celebrate their marriage on Saturday.Su enlace se celebrará el sábado.
c. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Theirs is a sacred marriage.La suya es una unión sagrada.
d. el casamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have to buy a nice present to celebrate her marriage.Hemos de comprarle un bonito regalo para celebrar su casamiento.
e. la boda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The marriage will take place in the fall.La boda tomará lugar en el otoño.
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marriage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wedding)
a. la boda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. el matrimonio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Andes)
c. el casamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
2. (institution, period, relationship)
a. el matrimonio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (fig)
a. la unión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of ideas, organizations)
marriage of conveniencematrimonio de conveniencia
uncle by marriagetío político
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a marriage of mindsuna perfecta sintonía
marriage certificatecertificado or partida de matrimonio
marriage guidance counselorconsejero(a) matrimonial
marriage vowsvotos matrimoniales
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marriage [ˈmærɪdʒ]
noun
1 (state of being married) matrimonio (m)
aunt by marriage tía (f) política; to be related by marriage estar emparentados; to become related by marriage to sb emparentar con algn; marriage of convenience matrimonio (m) de conveniencia; to give sb in marriage to casar a algn con; dar a algn en matrimonio a
2 (wedding) boda (f); casamiento (m); unión (f)
modifier
marriage bed (n) lecho (m) nupcial; tálamo (m) (formal)
marriage bonds (n) lazos (m) or vínculos (m) matrimoniales
marriage broker (n) casamenteroacasamentera (m) (f);a casamentera
marriage bureau (n) agencia (f) matrimonial
marriage ceremony (n) ceremonia (f) nupcial; matrimonio (m)
marriage certificate (n) partida (f) matrimonial or de matrimonio
marriage counseling (n) (US)
marriage guidance See culture box in entry marriage.
marriage counselor (n) (US)
marriage guidance counsellor See culture box in entry marriage.
marriage guidance (n) orientación (f) matrimonial
marriage guidance counsellor (n) consejeroaconsejera (m) (f) matrimonial;a consejera
marriage licence marriage license (n) (US) licencia (f) matrimonial
marriage lines (n) (Britain) partida (f) matrimonial or de matrimonio
marriage partner (n) cónyuge (m); consorte (m)
marriage rate (n) (índice (m) de) nupcialidad (f)
marriage settlement (n) contrato (m) matrimonial; (Jur) capitulaciones (f) (matrimoniales)
marriage vows (n) votos (m) matrimoniales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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