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English definition of “wedding”


noun [C]    /ˈwed·ɪŋ/
a ceremony in which two people marry : Rosie’s wedding is in July . She had an elegant wedding dress .
(Definition of wedding noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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