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Meaning of "mariage de convenance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE

mariage de convenance  [marjaʒ də kɔ̃vənɑ̃s] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mariage de convenance is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mariage de convenance

Marriage of convenience

A marriage of convenience is a marriage contracted for reasons other than the reasons of relationship, family, or love. Instead, such a marriage is orchestrated for personal gain or some other sort of strategic purpose, such as political marriage. In the cases when it represents a fraud, it is called sham marriage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE


cens
sɑ̃s
convenance
kɔ̃vnɑ̃s
Mayence
majɑ̃s

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE

maria
Maria de´ Medici
Maria Theresa
mariachi
mariage blanc
mariages blancs
mariages de convenance
marialite
Marian
Mariana Islands
Marianao
Marianne
Maribor
mariculture
mariculturist
marid

WORDS THAT END LIKE MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE

advance
alternance
car maintenance
corporate governance
countenance
dissonance
dominance
finance
governance
luminance
magnetic resonance
maintenance
nance
ordinance
ordnance
ordonnance
predominance
provenance
refinance
resonance
sustenance

Synonyms and antonyms of mariage de convenance in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «mariage de convenance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE

Find out the translation of mariage de convenance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

MARIAGE德礼仪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mariage de convenance
570 millions of speakers

English

mariage de convenance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

MARIAGE डे convenance
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

MARIAGE دي convenance
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Свадебная convenance
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mariage de convenance
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ম্যারেজ ডি আহ্বান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mariage de convenance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mariage de convenance
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mariage de convenance
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マリアージュ·ド·世間の習わし
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

MARIAGE 드 convenance
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mariage de convenance
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

mariage de convenance
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேரிஜ் டி வசதி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माडीज डी संयोजकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Mariage de convenance
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mariage de convenance
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mariage de konwenansu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Весільна convenance
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mariage de convenance
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

mariage de convenance
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mariage de convenance
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mariage de convenance
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mariage de convenance
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mariage de convenance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE»

The term «mariage de convenance» is normally little used and occupies the 117.752 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mariage de convenance

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE»

Discover the use of mariage de convenance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mariage de convenance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nineteenth-century Painters and Painting: A Dictionary
Later he turned to scenes from contemporary high life (Mariage de Convenance 1883, First Cloud 1887) with muted palette and sketch finish. He moved from Edinburgh to London in 1862, became an ARA in 1868 and an RA in 1877.
Geraldine Norman, 1977
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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for ...
Cf. mariage de convenance. marijuana or marihuana [Sp. mariguana.] 1. The cannabis plant. 2. Dried leaves and flowers from the cannabis plant which, when smoked or eaten, create a state of mental satisfaction and contentment. Cf. hashish.
Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie, Thomas J. Sienkewicz, 1999
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From Bonbon to Cha-cha: Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words ...
1975 Listener Opal. ..suggested a mariage blanc between Natalie and Bosie that would enable Opal and Bosie to have a lasting liaison. mariage de convenance / marja3 da kovnfrs/ noun phrase plural mariages de convenance (pronounced ...
Andrew Delahunty, 2008
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The Routledge Companion to Public-private Partnerships
... un mariage de convenance?
Piet de Vries, Etienne B. Yehoue, 2013
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Women in Journalism at the Fin de Siècle: Making a Name for ...
R. Armytage produced two such poems, both signed, in the Academy about two especially popular paintings of 1886: '“The Depths of the Sea,” after Burne Jones' and '“Mariage de Convenance.—After!” (Orchardson)'.13 Both lyrics identified ...
F. Elizabeth Gray, 2012
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Works in Baudry's Edition: ¬The ancient Regime : A Tale
It may be supposed, then, that in the society in which Mademoiselle de Cajare moved, the mariage de convenance was much more customary than any other sort of -alliance; and it began to be rumoured in the circles of Paris, that the marquis ...
George Payne Rainsford James, 1841
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library
It may be supposed, then, that in the society in which Mademoiselle de Cajare moved, the mariage de convenance was much more customary than any other sort of alliance ; and it began to be rumoured in the circles of Paris that the marquis ...
Adam Waldie, 1841
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The Spectator
Of this edifice, the mariage de convenance, as it used to be popularly and officially called, is the keystone. Take it away, and social life in France would undergo an integral change. To our ideas, the alteration must in certain respects be for the ...
‎1872
9
Oeuvres de Hector Malot
... te revenir un jour;au lieu d'un mariage d'amour tel que nous le supposons dansle premier cas, ils'agit alors simplement d'un mariage de convenance: l'un des associés de la maison Eck et Debs trouve que c'est une bonne affaire d' épouser ...
Hector Malot
10
Foreignisms: I-Books
mariage de convenance (mah-ree-AZH duh kohn-veh-NAHS) FRENCH: marriage of convenience. As, for example, one agreed upon to avoid taxes, save on living expenses, or allow one partner entrance into the country. Before the idea of ...
Tad Tuleja, 2012

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MARIAGE DE CONVENANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mariage de convenance is used in the context of the following news items.
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Michel Brault s'éteint à l'âge de 85 ans
... «Les Noces de papier», un film tourné pour la télévision racontant l'histoire d'une femme acceptant de contacter un mariage de convenance ... «Métro Montréal, Sep 13»
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The Case for a "Marriage of Convenience"
The mariage de convenance got popularized in English in the 1700s and 1800s, just as romantic ideals gained momentum. A marriage of convenience could ... «Big Think, Oct 11»
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La Salle byzantine révèle le mystère de sa splendeur fanée
... comtesse de Béarn retrouva vite son nom de jeune fille après s'être délestée - chose rare et osée à l'époque - d'un mariage de convenance. «Le Monde, Jun 11»

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