Definition of Serial Monogamy
Examples of Serial Monogamy
- An individual gets married but their partner dies, and they later remarry.
- King Henry VIII (1491–1547) had six wives.
Serial Monogamy Pronunciation
Syllabification: se·ri·al mo·nog·a·my
- American English – /sIR-ee-uhl muh-nAHgUH-mee/
- British English – /sIUH-riuhl muh-nOgUH-mee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈsɪˌriəl məˈnɑgəmi/
- British English – /ˈsɪərɪəl mɒˈnɒgəmi/
- A type of monogamy.
- A (noun) serial monogamist participates in a (adjective) serially monogamous or (adjective) serially monogamistic relationship.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 24, 2022 (https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
serial monogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “serial monogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 24, 2022. https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“serial monogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 May. 2022. <https://sociologydictionary.org/serial-monogamy/>.