Meaning of “polygamy” in the English Dictionary

"polygamy" in British English

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polygamynoun [ U ]

uk /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mi/ us /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mi/

the fact or custom of being married to more than one person at the same time

polygamist
noun [ C ] uk /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst/ us /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst/
polygamous
adjective uk /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs/ us /pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs/

a polygamous society

(Definition of “polygamy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"polygamy" in American English

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polygamynoun [ U ]

us /pəˈlɪɡ·ə·mi/

the custom or condition of being married to more than one person at the same time

(Definition of “polygamy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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