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commitment ceremony

[ kuh-mit-muhnt ser-uh-moh-nee ]
/ kəˈmɪt mənt ˌsɛr əˌmoʊ ni /
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noun
a ceremony and celebration that affirms the love and commitment between two people who cannot or do not want to marry each other, typically a same-sex couple.
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Origin of commitment ceremony

First recorded in 1985–90
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