noun, plural con·ve·nanc·es [kon-vuh-nahn-siz; French kawnvuh-nahns]. /ˈkɒn vəˌnɑn sɪz; French kɔ̃vəˈnɑ̃s/.
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Nevertheless, since she married—as girls in France do—not to please herself, but her parents, she made a mariage de convenance.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
He was thinking of this marriage de convenance he must make, of this bride he must one day take home to England.A Changed Heart|May Agnes Fleming
Of course I shall have to marry one day or other, but I'm afraid it will be what the French call a mariage de convenance.By Right of Conquest|Arthur Hornblow
This mariage de convenance brought no happiness to the parties concerned, and ended in completely crushing the unloved wife.Chantilly in History and Art|Louise M. Richter
It was a mariage de convenance—there'd been no wooing, no winning.Tales Of Men And Ghosts|Edith Wharton