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bigamy

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈbɪɡ.ə.mi/
the crime of marrying a person while already legally married to someone else: In court, he admitted that he had committed bigamy.
bigamist
noun [C] uk   us   /-mɪst/
He was accused of being a bigamist.
bigamous
adjective uk   us   /-məs/
a bigamous marriage
bigamously
adverb uk   us   /-məs.li/
She has been married four times, once bigamously.
Translations of “bigamy”
in Vietnamese lấy hai vợ, hai chồng…
in Spanish bigamia…
in Thai การมีคู่ครองทีเดียวสองคน…
in Malaysian bigami…
in French bigamie…
in German die Bigamie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 重婚罪…
in Indonesian beristri dua, bigami…
in Chinese (Simplified) 重婚罪…
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