shidduch

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Related to Shiduch: Shadchan, Shidduch

shidduch

(ˈʃɪdəx)
n, pl shidduchim (ʃɪˈduːxɪm)
1. (Judaism)
a. an arranged marriage
b. the arrangement of a marriage
2. (Judaism) any negotiated agreement
[from Hebrew: see shadchan]
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Twerski attributed the father's resistance to fear of a possible diagnosis of mental illness and concern about the effect on a shiduch (marriage contract) if the man's problem became known and was construed as a sign of genetic defectiveness in his family.