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English definition of “marry”

marry

verb (TWO PEOPLE)    /ˈmær.i/ US  /ˈmer-/
B1 [I or T] to become the legally accepted husband or wife of someone in an official or religious ceremony: Men tend to marry later than women. Paul married Lucy four years ago. They don't have any plans to marry at present.Marriage, cohabitation and other relationships [T] to perform the ceremony of marriage as a priest or official: The couple were married by the Archbishop of Canterbury .Relating to weddings Grammar:Marry and divorceWe usually use marry and divorce with an object:See more
(Definition of marry verb (TWO PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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