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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarriageablemar‧riage‧a‧ble /ˈmærɪdʒəbəl/ adjective old-fashioned  MARRYsuitable for marriage a girl of marriageable age
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marriageableYoung women of conspicuously marriageable age never sat there.Originally they remained priestesses for only five years: that is, until they reached marriageable age.Humble clerks who have gone a bust on clothes for marriageable daughters are outraged but too timid to protest.Zuwaya men, for instance were extremely careful not to touch the marriageable daughters of their kin, friends and neighbours.How many marriageable girls does a man meet?But there were few marriageable girls left.All too often she merely gives up her remaining marriageable years to them.There was as a result a shortage of marriageable young men among the lower Patels.
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