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covenant marriage

Definition of Covenant Marriage

(noun) A marriage in which people legally agree to obtain counseling and accept limited grounds for divorce before wedding.

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Covenant Marriage Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈkʌvɪnənt ˈmɛrɪdʒ/
    • British English
      • /ˈkʌvɪnənt ˈmarɪdʒ/
  • Syllabification: (cov·e·nant mar·riage)

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Cite the Definition of Covenant Marriage

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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