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Definition of Singlehood

(noun) The state of not being married or in a romantic relationship.

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Singlehood Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: sin·gle·hood

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Usage Note

  • Plural: singlehoods

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Cite the Definition of Singlehood

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “singlehood.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 29, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/singlehood/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

singlehood. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/singlehood/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “singlehood.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 29, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/singlehood/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“singlehood.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 29 Feb. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/singlehood/>.