spousal

[spou-zuhl]
noun
1.
Often, spousals. the ceremony of marriage; nuptials.
adjective
2.
nuptial; matrimonial.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English spousaille, aphetic variant of espousaille espousal

spousally, adverb
interspousal, adjective
interspousally, adverb
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spousal (ˈspaʊzəl)
 
n
1.  (often plural)
 a.  the marriage ceremony
 b.  a wedding
 
adj
2.  of or relating to marriage
 
'spousally
 
adv

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Example sentences
On a side note, this enthusiasm was a boon to me in terms of spousal gifting
  opportunities.
Which is not to say that the traditional spousal modes of campaigning aren't
  undergoing their own stresses and buckles.
And spousal benefits only accrue to homemaker spouses.
Fourth, while married retirees are both alive, the spousal benefit could be
  reduced.
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