intermarry

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inter- +‎ marry

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intermarry (third-person singular simple present intermarries, present participle intermarrying, simple past and past participle intermarried)

  1. To marry a member of another group, social stratum, or religion.
    Mary was Catholic and Ron was Jewish, but they decided that it was acceptable to intermarry.
  2. To marry within the same ethnic, social, or family group.

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