postmarital

marital

[mar-i-tl]
1.
of or pertaining to marriage; conjugal; matrimonial: marital vows; marital discord.
2.
Archaic. of or pertaining to a husband.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin marītālis of married people, derivative of marītus of marriage. See marry1, -al1

maritally, adverb
nonmarital, adjective
nonmaritally, adverb
postmarital, adjective

marshal, marital, martial.
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marital (ˈmærɪtəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to marriage: marital status
2.  of or relating to a husband
 
[C17: from Latin marītālis, from marītus married (adj), husband (n); related to mās male]
 
'maritally
 
adv

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marital
c.1600, from Fr. maritale, from L. maritalis "of or belonging to married people," from maritus "married man, husband" (see marry).
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