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- noun A marriage or joint undertaking arranged for political, economic, or social benefit rather than from personal attachment.
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- noun A marriage motivated by some reason other than
love; especially one conducted to obtain entryor residence rightsin a country.
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- noun a marriage for expediency rather than love
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A caqlue of French mariage de convenance.
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