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postmarital residence

Definition of Postmarital Residence

(noun) Where newly married spouses live after their marriage.

Types of Postmarital Residence

Postmarital Residence Pronunciation

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  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˌpoʊstˈmɛrədl ˈrɛz(ə)d(ə)ns/
    • British English
      • /ˌpəʊstˈmarᵻtl ˈrɛzᵻd(ə)ns/
  • Syllabification: (post·mar·i·tal res·i·dence)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: postmarital residences
  • Alliance theory attempts to explain the function of different postmarital residences.

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Cite the Definition of Postmarital Residence

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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