marriage broker marriage broker

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Now the marriage broker investigates.
  2. In Britain, France, Italy and to a lesser degree West Germany, governments encouraged such mergers, sometimes acting as a marriage broker.
  3. Britain's National Theater is a marriage broker of time: it can wed a present audience to a past play and make them live in timeless harmony.

News

  • Dowry Remains Fundamental Problem In India: Study

    During the second phase, researchers conducted in-depth interviews with three focus groups, seven women aged 18-35, a local prominent marriage broker, and two members of a high profile women's organisation in Kerala.
    on November 21, 2013     Source: INDOlink

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