Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of marriage.

Etymologies

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marriage +‎ -like

Examples

  • Every year more companies and governments (at the state and local level) grant marriagelike benefits to cohabiting partners: "concessions fought for and won mostly by gay groups," as the Los Angeles Times notes, "but enjoyed as well by the much larger population of heterosexual unmarried couples."

    The Marrying Kind

  • Every year more companies and governments (at the state and local level) grant marriagelike benefits to cohabiting partners: "concessions fought for and won mostly by gay groups," as the Los Angeles Times notes, "but enjoyed as well by the much larger population of heterosexual unmarried couples."

    The Marrying Kind

  • We can get so used to the perks of this marriagelike arrangement we don’t want to mess it up by actually getting married.

    Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much

  • We can get so used to the perks of this marriagelike arrangement we don’t want to mess it up by actually getting married.

    Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much

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