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marryverb

uk   /ˈmær.i/  us   /ˈmer-/

marry verb (TWO PEOPLE)

B1 [I or T] to become the legally accepted husband or wife of someone in an official or religious ceremony: Men tend to marry later than women. Paul married Lucy four years ago. They don't have any plans to marry at present. [T] to perform the ceremony of marriage as a priest or official: The royal couple were married by the Archbishop of Canterbury .
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marry verb (COMBINE)

to combine two different qualities: a design which marries fun with function
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