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arranged marriage

Definition of Arranged Marriage

(noun) A marriage between two or more people planned by another individual or group.

Example of Arranged Marriage

Arranged Marriage Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /əˈreɪndʒd ˈmɛrɪdʒ/
    • British English
      • /əˈreɪndʒd ˈmarɪdʒ/
  • Syllabification: (ar·ranged mar·riage)

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Cite the Definition of Arranged Marriage

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “arranged marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 17, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/arranged-marriage/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

arranged marriage. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/arranged-marriage/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “arranged marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 17, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/arranged-marriage/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“arranged marriage.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 17 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/arranged-marriage/>.