mis-alliance

misalliance

[mis-uh-lahy-uhns]
noun
an improper or incompatible association, especially in marriage; mésalliance.

Origin:
1730–40; mis-1 + alliance, modeled on French mésalliance

mésalliance, misalliance.
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misalliance (ˌmɪsəˈlaɪəns)
 
n
an unsuitable alliance or marriage

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