marriage licence


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Noun1.marriage licence - a license authorizing two people to marrymarriage licence - a license authorizing two people to marry
license, permit, licence - a legal document giving official permission to do something
Translations
تَرْخيص رَسْمي بالزَّواج
povolení k sňatku
vielsesattest
házasságkötési engedély
leyfisbréf, giftingarvottorî
povolenie na svadbu
evlenme cüzdanı

marriage licence

nlicenza matrimoniale

marriage

(ˈmӕridʒ) noun
1. the ceremony by which a man and woman become husband and wife. Their marriage took place last week; (also adjective) the marriage ceremony.
2. the state of being married; married life. Their marriage lasted for thirty happy years.
3. a close joining together. the marriage of his skill and her judgement.
ˈmarriageable adjective
suitable, or at a proper age, for marriage. He has four marriageable daughters; marriageable age.
marriage licence
a paper giving official permission for a marriage to take place.
References in classic literature ?
Spenlow had stepped out, old Tiffey said, to get a gentleman sworn for a marriage licence; but as I knew he would be back directly, our place lying close to the Surrogate's, and to the Vicar-General's office too, I told Peggotty to wait.
The husband, whose name was Thomas Benjamin, had taken out his marriage licence as Thomas only; suppressing the Benjamin, in case he should not find himself as comfortable as he expected.
Goes through the archvay, thinking how he should inwest the money--up comes the touter, touches his hat--"Licence, Sir, licence?"--"What's that?" says my father.-- "Licence, Sir," says he.--"What licence?" says my father.-- "Marriage licence," says the touter.--"Dash my veskit," says my father, "I never thought o' that."--"I think you wants one, Sir," says the touter.
Major Martingale never thought about asking to see the marriage licence, Captain Cinqbars was perfectly enchanted with her skill in making punch.
When we get to New York, I first borrow the money from you to buy a hat, and then we walk to the City Hall, where you go to the window marked "Marriage Licences", and buy one.
SINGER Nicki Minaj is hoping to tie the knot with boyfriend Kenneth Petty after she obtained a marriage licence.
The 55-year-old Hollywood actor was believed to be 'in a sorry state' when seen applying for a marriage license at the Clark County Court House Marriage Licence Bureau in downtown Vegas on Saturday.