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Topic: FAMILY

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: maritalis, from maritus 'husband'

marital

adjective
     
mar‧i‧tal [only before noun]
SSF relating to marriage:
marital problems
the increase in marital breakdown
marital bliss (=the state of being very happily married - used humorously)
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