marriage brokerage

marriage brokerage
noun
a business that arranges marriage contracts
Syn: ↑marriage mart
Hypernyms: ↑brokerage, ↑brokerage firm, ↑securities firm

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noun also marriage brokage
1.
a. : the act of negotiating or arranging a marriage contract between a man and woman in return for a consideration
b. : the business of arranging such contracts
2. : the fee paid for the services of a marriage broker any contract for which is void at common law

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marriage brokerage or marriage brokage,
the business of a marriage broker.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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