a marriage in which the bride and groom were chosen to marry each other by their parents or other relatives: Although arranged marriage is the cultural practice in India, it is no longer the only avenue available to young men and women.
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How to use arranged marriage in a sentence
From 1999 to 2004, Deepak Pawar faced a string of rejections from the arranged marriage market.These workers were jailed for keeping Mumbai clean | Aarefa Johari | November 25, 2021 | Quartz
They “hook up” in a manner that makes the casual sex of the 1960s seem like an arranged marriage in Oman.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham | P. J. O’Rourke | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was sort of like an arranged marriage that you fall in love with.
The arranged marriage that Ended Happily Ever After Mira Jacob, Vogue How my parents fell in love, 30 years later.
Manhattan was the patient groom in my unspoken arranged marriage, the implicit goal of any tri-state suburban childhood.I Can’t Shake Hawaii: An Ode to Returning to Places You’ve Been Before | Debra A. Klein | October 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Which reads, on some levels, as yet another kind of arranged marriage, a comparison Russell agrees with.Keri Russell On ‘The Americans,’ Sleeper Agents, Motherhood & More | Jace Lacob | January 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
To Lady Sarah the news of the arranged marriage was no doubt a severe blow—to her vanity, if not to her heart.Love Romances of the Aristocracy | Thornton Hall