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English definition of “arranged marriage”

arranged marriage

noun [C]    
a marriage in which the parents choose who their son or daughter will marryRelating to weddings
(Definition of arranged marriage noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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