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compulsory marriage

noun as in shotgun wedding


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Example Sentences

The abduction of a woman and cases of compulsory marriage shall be treated alike.

Compulsory marriage is the normal marriage to bourgeois society.

She resented her compulsory marriage, and did not disguise her indifference to her husband.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compulsory marriage, such as: forced marriage, forcible wedlock, and shotgun marriage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.