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a. A man who is not married.
b. A man who has never been married.
c. A man who is not married and is not involved in a serious romantic relationship.
2. A person who has completed the undergraduate curriculum of a college or university and holds a bachelor's degree.
3. A male animal that does not mate during the breeding season.
4. A young knight in the service of another knight in feudal times.
[Middle English bacheler, squire, youth, bachelor, from Old French, from Medieval Latin baccalārius, tenant farmer, perhaps of Celtic origin.]
bach′e·lor·dom, bach′e·lor·hood′, bach′e·lor·ship′ n.
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|Noun||1.||bachelorhood - the time of a man's life prior to marriage|
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
|2.||bachelorhood - the state of being an unmarried man|
marital status - the condition of being married or unmarried
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bachelorhood[ˈbætʃələhʊd] N → soltería f
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n → Junggesellentum nt
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bachelorhood[ˈbætʃ/ələhʊd] n → celibato
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