matrimonio
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matrimonio(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (institution)
a. marriage
Adriana y Gustavo están celebrando 25 años de matrimonio este año.Adriana and Gustavo are celebrating 25 years of marriage this year.
b. matrimony (formal)
El Sr. y la Sra. Smith ya están unidos en el santo matrimonio.Mr. and Mrs. Smith are now joined in holy matrimony.
2. (ceremony)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. wedding
Me invitaron a un matrimonio este fin de semana, pero no tengo nada que ponerme.I was invited to a wedding this weekend, but I have nothing to wear.
3. (married people)
a. married couple
Vi a un matrimonio viejo besándose en el autobús como adolescentes.I saw an old married couple kissing like teenagers on the bus.
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matrimonio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (boda)
a. marriage
contraer matrimonioto get married
matrimonio civilcivil marriage
matrimonio de convenienciamarriage of convenience
2. (pareja)
a. married couple
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matrimonio
1 (institución) marriage; matrimony (formal)
contraer matrimonio (con algn) to marry (sb); tras 26 años de matrimonio after 26 years of marriage; hacer vida de matrimonio to live together as man and wife; hacer uso del matrimonio to make love
matrimonio abierto open marriage
matrimonio canónico canonical marriage
matrimonio civil civil marriage
matrimonio clandestino secret marriage
matrimonio consensual common-law marriage
matrimonio de conveniencia matrimonio de interés marriage of convenience
matrimonio por la iglesia
matrimonio religioso church wedding
2 (pareja) (married) couple
el matrimonio García the Garcías; Mr and Mrs García; cama de matrimonio double bed
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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