consanguinity consanguinity

Definition(s):

  • (n) (anthropology) related by blood

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They do not attack the binary nature of marriage, the consanguinity provisions or any of the other gate-keeping provisions of the marriage licensing law.
  2. This is no dry staged reading, but an imaginative one-man play that uncovers a theatrical consanguinity in the dreamlike monologues.
  3. Given the last eight years I wish both parties would have a look at presidential consanguinity; and that the Democrats will - as David points out - start trusting their own voters.

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  1. Citing Section 5 of the Anti-Graft and Corruption Practices Act, Escudero said, "it shall be unlawful for the spouse or for any relative by consanguinity or affinity, within the third civil degree of the President of the Philippines, Vice-President...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Source: Asianjournal.com

  2. "These are not the results we expected to find," Stefansson said in a telephone interview. "I have been brought up in a culture that looks down on consanguinity so I feel somewhat ill at ease with such data in many ways. This is not what I...
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Kari Stefansson Source: FOXNews

  3. "Any spouse or relative of the President, Vice President, Senate President and House Speaker to the fourth degree of consanguinity cannot intervene in any contract with the government," said Enrile.
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Juan Ponce Enrile Source: Inquirer.net

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