Definition of Monogamy
Examples of Monogamy
- American English – /muh-nAHgUH-mee/
- British English – /muh-nOgUH-mee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /məˈnɑɡəmi/
- British English – /məˈnɒɡəmi/
- 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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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 4, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“monogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 4 Oct. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/monogamy/>.