Definition of Monogamy
Examples of Monogamy
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- Syllabification: (mo·nog·a·my)
- Monogamy as a marital norm is contrasted with polygamy, specifically polygyny and polyandry.
- Also called monogamousness.
- A (noun) monogamist (adverb) monogamously participates in a (adjective) monogamous or (adjective) monogamistic relationship.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 15, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
monogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 15, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“monogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 15 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/>.