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segregated conjugal-role relationship

Definition of Segregated Conjugal-role Relationship

(noun) A relationship consisting of a gendered and sexual division of labor in a household between partners.

Example of Segregated Conjugal-role Relationship

  • In a heterosexual couple, a man does yard work outside the home and a woman does cleaning inside the home.

Etymology of Segregated Conjugal-role Relationship

Segregated Conjugal-role Relationship Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: seg·re·gat·ed con·ju·gal role re·la·tion·ship

Audio Pronunciation

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Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /sE-gri-gay-tuhd kAHn-jiguhl-rOHl ri-lAY-shuhn-ship/
  • British English – /sE-grigay-tid kOn-juguhl-rohl ri-lAY-shuhn-ship/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈsɛgrəˌgeɪtɪd ˈkɑnʤəgəl-roʊl riˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp/
  • British English – /ˈsɛgrɪgeɪtɪd ˈkɒnʤʊgəl-rəʊl rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp/

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Cite the Definition of Segregated Conjugal-role Relationship

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “segregated conjugal-role relationship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 17, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/segregated-conjugal-role-relationship/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

segregated conjugal-role relationship. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/segregated-conjugal-role-relationship/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “segregated conjugal-role relationship.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 17, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/segregated-conjugal-role-relationship/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“segregated conjugal-role relationship.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 17 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/segregated-conjugal-role-relationship/>.