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shotgun wedding

noun [C] uk   old-fashioned informal ( US also shotgun marriage) us  
a marriage that is arranged very quickly and suddenly because the woman is pregnant
Translations of “shotgun wedding”
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於女方未婚先孕而)倉促結婚, 奉子成婚…
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于女方未婚先孕而)仓促结婚, 奉子成婚…
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