wedding ring

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wedding ring

n.
A ring, often one of a pair of plain gold or platinum bands, given during the wedding ceremony by the groom or bride to his or her future spouse. Also called wedding band.
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wedding ring

n
(Jewellery) a band ring with parallel sides, typically of precious metal, worn to indicate married status
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wed′ding ring`


n.
1. a ring, usu. of precious metal, given by the groom to the bride during a marriage ceremony.
2. a ring similarly given by the bride to the groom.
Also called wed′ding band`.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wedding ring - a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the weddingwedding ring - a ring (usually plain gold) given to the bride (and sometimes one is also given to the groom) at the wedding
ring, band - jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
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Translations
snubní prsten
vielsesring
vihkisormus
vjenčani prsten
結婚指輪
결혼 반지
vigselring
แหวนแต่งงาน
nhẫn cưới

wedding ring

nfede f, vera
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

wedding ring

خَاتِـمُ الزَّوَاج snubní prsten vielsesring Ehering βέρα alianza de matrimonio, argolla de matrimonio vihkisormus alliance vjenčani prsten fede nuziale 結婚指輪 결혼 반지 trouwring giftering obrączka ślubna aliança обручальное кольцо vigselring แหวนแต่งงาน yüzük nhẫn cưới 结婚戒指
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References in periodicals archive ?
Same-sex couples tend to marry when they're older, in part because marriage wasn't legal until recently, while millennials have been delaying weddings until they're financially comfortable. If two people are in a long committed relationship or living together, they've often already given each other commitment bands. Gay men tend to swap watches, while women may exchange earrings or necklaces.
Despite rumours of a split, the couple looked besotted as they flashed their gold commitment bands after a romantic meal at London's Nobu Berkeley restaurant.