English version

arranged marriage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisharranged marriagearˌranged ˈmarriage noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MARRYa marriage in which your parents choose a husband or wife for you
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arranged marriageIt had been an arranged marriage of money to brains, and they had always argued about who represented which.It had been an arranged marriage.An arranged marriage of eighteen years came to an end when her abusive husband was murdered in a brawl.An agony which could only be intensified if she entered into his very practical, very unfeeling arranged marriage.
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