marital status

marital status
the condition of being married or unmarried
Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence
Hypernyms: ↑legal status

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noun [noncount]
: the state of being married or not married
— used on official forms to ask if a person is married, single, divorced, or widowed

Please enter your marital status.

What is your marital status?

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ˌmarital ˈstatus [marital status] noun uncountable (formal)
(used especially on official forms) the fact of whether you are single, married, etc

questions about age, sex and marital status

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