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traditional marriage

noun
  1. Anthropology. the primary established form of marriage recognized in a given country or religious or social group at a given time: In that culture, traditional marriage requires the families of the future bride and groom to engage in ritual visits and exchange gifts.
  2. marriage between one man and one woman (primarily used by opponents of same-sex marriage).
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