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matrimonial

[ma-truh-moh-nee-uh l] /ˌmæ trəˈmoʊ ni əl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to matrimony; marital; nuptial; connubial; conjugal.
Origin of matrimonial
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Late Latin mātrimōniālis. See matrimony, -al1
Related forms
matrimonially, adverb
nonmatrimonial, adjective
nonmatrimonially, adverb
prematrimonial, adjective
prematrimonially, adverb
unmatrimonial, adjective
unmatrimonially, adverb
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matrimonial

/ˌmætrɪˈməʊnɪəl/
adjective
1.
relating to marriage: matrimonial troubles
Derived Forms
matrimonially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for matrimonial
adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French matrimonial (14c.) and directly from Late Latin matrimonialis, from Latin matrimonium (see matrimony). Earlier as a noun meaning "a marriage" (late 15c.). Related: Matrimonially.

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