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marriedadjective

uk   /ˈmær.id/  us   /ˈmer.id/
A2 having a ​wife or ​husband: a married couple We've been happily married for five ​years. Please ​state whether you are ​single, ​cohabiting, married, ​separated, ​divorced or ​widowed. Smith was married with two ​children. So how are you ​enjoying married life? She had an ​affair with a married man. The ​surveyreveals that two-thirds of married womenearn less than ​theirhusbands. So how ​long have you been married to Nicky?figurative Rachel ​seems to be married to (= very ​involved with) her new ​job at the ​moment, so we ​hardlyeversee her.
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A2 to ​begin a ​legalrelationship with someone as ​theirhusband or ​wife: When are you getting married? Chris and Debbie got married last ​summer. Jamie's getting married to Laura.

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Translations of “married”
in Arabic مُتَزَوِّج…
in Korean 결혼한…
in Portuguese casado…
in Catalan casat…
in Japanese 結婚している…
in Chinese (Simplified) 已婚的, 有配偶的…
in Turkish evli…
in Russian женатый, замужняя…
in Chinese (Traditional) 已婚的, 有配偶的…
in Italian sposato…
in Polish żonaty, zamężna, małżeński…
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