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hypergamy

Definition of Hypergamy

(noun) A marriage between a female of low status to a male of higher status.

Hypergamy Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /haɪˈpərɡəmi/
    • British English
      • /hʌɪˈpəːɡəmi/
  • Syllabification: (hy·per·ga·my)

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Cite the Definition of Hypergamy

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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