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noun (Judaism) (pl) shidduchim (ʃɪˈduːxɪm)
  1. an arranged marriage
  2. the arrangement of a marriage
any negotiated agreement
Word Origin
from Hebrew: see shadchan
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  • I didn't even got the opportunity to tell him who the shidduch was.

    Elkan Lubliner, American Montague Glass
  • Why, I can find you a shidduch (marriage) that will keep you in clover the rest of your life.'

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    Israel Zangwill

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