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marital

[mar-i-tl] /ˈmær ɪ tl/
1.
of or pertaining to marriage; conjugal; matrimonial:
marital vows; marital discord.
2.
Archaic. of or pertaining to a husband.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin marītālis of married people, derivative of marītus of marriage. See marry1, -al1
Related forms
maritally, adverb
nonmarital, adjective
nonmaritally, adverb
postmarital, adjective
Can be confused
marshal, marital, martial.
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British Dictionary definitions for postmarital

marital

/ˈmærɪtəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to marriage: marital status
2.
of or relating to a husband
Derived Forms
maritally, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin marītālis, from marītus married (adj), husband (n); related to mās male
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Word Origin and History for postmarital

marital

adj.

c.1600, from French maritale and directly from Latin maritalis "of or belonging to married people," from maritus "married man, husband" (see marry).

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