marital vs martial : Common Errors in English

About marital vs martial

“Marital” refers to marriage, “martial” to war, whose ancient god wasMars. These two are often swapped, with comical results.

marital Meaning(s)

  • (a) of or relating to the state of marriage

martial Meaning(s)

  • (n) Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
  • (s) (of persons) befitting a warrior
  • (s) suggesting war or military life
  • (s) of or relating to the armed forces

marital in News

  1. Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from third wife

    NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Rupert Murdoch cited an irreparable marital breakdown when he filed for divorce Thursday in New York from his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: UPI

  2. Divorce Causes: Infidelity And Interfering In-Laws Cause U.K. Splits, According To Survey

    The Co-operative Legal Services surveyed 2,000 married couples -- 800 of which had been divorced -- about the cause of marital tension in their relationships. Eleven percent of the divorcés surveyed blamed "interfering in-laws" for their divorces.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Huffington Post

  3. New Book Gives Practical and Humorous Strategies for Optimizing Marital Harmony

    Newly weds, older weds, and soon-to be-weds now have a guide for living happily with 10 different “hubby types” in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. With the divorce rate for first-time marriages hovering around 50 percent and more than 60 percent for second marriages, this timely book helps promote marital harmony and minimize marital discord. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: PRWeb

martial in News

  1. Farmington Martial Arts throws down the gauntlet with 5k Tough Run for United Way

    BONNE TERRE — Farmington Martial Arts is celebrating their 20th anniversary in business and wanted to host an event and give back to the community at the same time.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Park Hills Daily Journal

  2. Martial arts demonstration

    Hwang’s School of Martial Arts will offer a Preschool Martial Arts Demonstration Friday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. for ages 3 and up. Tom is a 3-year old male greyhound that likes kids.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Stratford Star

  3. Court Martial Of Oklahoma Soldier Turns To Airstrike Video

    The court-martial of a U.S. Army private who gave troves of classified material to the website WikiLeaks is building toward testimony about video of a deadly U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: News On 6 Tulsa

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