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Definition of Marriage Certificate

(noun) A document confirming the legality of a marriage issued by an authority.

Marriage Certificate Pronunciation

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  • Plural: marriage certificates

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “marriage certificate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 20, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/marriage-certificate/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “marriage certificate.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 20, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/marriage-certificate/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“marriage certificate.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 20 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/marriage-certificate/>.