commitment ceremony


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commitment ceremony

n.
A ceremony in which a couple publicly declare their commitment to each other without getting legally married.
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Liz was spiritually united with her longtime partner Greg Fitzpatrick in a commitment ceremony on February 23 , 2019, while she was a patient at the Mayo Clinic.
A tabloid reported that Pitt and Aniston exchanged vows in a commitment ceremony.
Mary and John publicly declared their love for each other at a 'commitment ceremony' at a church.
The killing followed the revelation that Tuek already had a wife and two children, a fact he withheld from Chhean when he entered into a community commitment ceremony with her about eight months ago.
The couple already held a commitment ceremony in 2016 at a time when they didn't know if Australia would ever recognise them as legally married.
High School senior Ammy opens this enjoyable, romantic adventure with this observation: "The train isn't as romantic as I thought it would be." She and Noah are complete strangers when their romp begins, and like all good romances, they do not seem like a good match: Ammy is brusque and bitter as she heads to her father's commitment ceremony, and Noah is on his way home to woo his ex.
A 37-year-old American woman "married" the Eiffel Tower in Paris in a commitment ceremony in 2008 after declaring she had fallen in love with it.
Five years later, they had a commitment ceremony, a rarity at the time.
07MERSEYSIDE couple Mark and Shaun Johnson told the ECHO all about their commitment ceremony at Liverpool Registry office, with their photos featured in promotional brochures for the service.
At the Mandaluyong City Elementary School, Unilever kicked off this year's Global Handwashing Day campaign via a commitment ceremony. The country's leading personal care company, Unilever, and its partnersUnited Nationals Children's Fund (Unicef), the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Health, Philippine Public Health Administration (PPHA), Fit for School, Knowledge Channel and Manila Water Servicespledged to educate 1.5 million school children this 2014 on proper handwashing.
In a separate case from New Mexico in August, the state supreme court said a photographer didn't have the right to refuse to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony.
RAPPER Kanye West and three months pregnant reality star Kim Kardashian have decided to tie the knot in a private commitment ceremony to formalise their nine- month long relationship.