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intermarriage

noun [U]     /ˌɪn.təˈmær.ɪdʒ/ US  /-t̬ɚˈmer-/
marriage between people who are from different social groups, races, or religions, or who are from the same family: Have ethnic tensions in the area been reduced by intermarriage? Intermarriage between close relatives is prohibited in most societies.Marriage, cohabitation and other relationships intermarry     /-i/ verb [I] Many of the immigrants have intermarried with the island's original inhabitants.Marriage, cohabitation and other relationships
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