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companionate marriage

noun
1.
a form of marriage in which the partners agree not to have children and can be divorced by mutual consent, leaving neither spouse legally responsible for the financial welfare of the other.
Compare trial marriage.
Origin of companionate marriage
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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