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Word: marital

Definition: pertaining to marriage


Sentences Containing 'marital'

"Although parental marital situations and all spouses [...]
"Then they accused me of being psychotic and used that to invade my marital privacy, including that of my now ex-wife who also worked at the CIA, and sought to destroy my marriage as punishment."
A devout member of his religion, Carlfred wrote some books specifically for an audience of fellow church members which approach marital issues from a religious perspective.
A married woman is commonly given the honorific title "Mrs", but some married women prefer to be referred to as "Ms", a title which is also used when the marital status of a woman is unknown.
A wife is a female partner in a continuing marital relationship.
Although, the decision of death penalty for the most extreme rape cases was approved by the Indian parliament, marital rape is still not accepted as a criminal offense within Indian legal framework, except during the period of judicial separation of the partners.
Aware of the Ottoman advance against the remaining Byzantine possessions in Greece, John attempted to bolster his position by resorting to marital alliances with neighboring princes.
Because of security considerations, he initially intimated to Fleming that he wanted Goldeneye for a holiday of his own and, when he resisted Fleming's suggestion that his and Fleming's wife (a close friend of Lady Eden) liaise over the arrangements, Fleming at first assumed that he was planning an extra-marital assignation.
Besides marital arts, he also enjoys playing the viola and electric guitar.
China's family laws were changed by the Communist revolution; and in 1950, the People's Republic of China enacted a comprehensive marriage law including provisions giving the spouses equal rights with regard to ownership and management of marital property.
Domnei or donnoi is an Old Provençal term meaning the attitude of chivalrous devotion of a knight to his Lady, which was mainly a non-physical and non-marital relationship.
During the divorce proceedings, the judge ruled "the increased value of Ms. Berenson's acting and modeling career during the marriage were marital property" and therefore subject to consideration in any settlement agreements.
Extramarital affairs were portrayed as a derogatory lifestyle, and pre-marital sex was immoral. Homosexuality was illegal and would be punished under the statutes for hooliganism.
Grant was featured in Newsweek magazines April 17, 2008 cover story about 25 years of divorce in America; Grant was chosen as a prototypical suburban high school and the article featured members of the class of 1982 and their marital stories.
His marital status is finally revealed to Weiyun on one occasion.
However, the marital-neutral Ms became more common for women professionally and socially in the late 20th century.
In 2005 in Saudi Arabia a mandatory pre-marital test including HB electrophoresis was launched and aimed to decrease the incidence of SCD and thalassemia.
In 2009 the European Parliament issued guidance on the use of gender-neutral language which discouraged the use of terms which indicate a woman's marital status.
In addition, the two entered into a marital alliance in 1195: Bohemond's son Raymond married Alice of Armenia, the daughter of Leo's brother Ruben III.
In direct address, a woman with the title "Mrs." may be addressed "Mrs. ", or with the stand alone "Madam" or "Ma'am", though these are most often used for all adult women regardless of marital status in modern conversation.
In most cultures, with marriage it is generally expected that a woman will take her husband's surname, though that is not universal. A married woman may indicate her marital status in a many ways: in Western culture she would commonly wear a wedding ring but in other cultures other markers of marital status may be used.
In the 12th century, the Catholic Church drastically changed legal standards for marital consent by allowing daughters over 12 and sons over 14 to marry without their parents' approval, even if their marriage was made clandestinely.
In the 1980s, women's rights groups lobbied for marital rape to be declared unlawful, as until 1983, the criminal law (amendment) act stated that "sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under fifteen years of age is not rape".
In the United Kingdom, female judges of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales are titled "Mrs. Justice" rather than "Madam Justice", regardless of marital status; however, female District Judges are referred to as either Madam or Ma'am.
Lei Sheng Da, the youngest and only son of Lao Hu's children is good looking, tall, and good at marital arts like his mother, but his flaws are childish, spoil and lazy.
Local sales were supplemented by sales to San Francisco Bay area farmers' markets and to wholesalers such as Veritable Vegetables and Greenleaf Produce Two more sons were born, but in 1990 the couple suffered a marital breakup leaving Kathleen to manage the business.
On March 14, 2012, the Council of States approved (21:19) a complete full extension of adoption rights for homosexuals regardless of marital status or sexual orientation.
One year after Arthur's death, Henry VII renewed his efforts of sealing a marital alliance with Spain by betrothing Catherine to Arthur's brother Henry, who had by then become Prince of Wales.
Originally named "E Yinyuan" (惡姻緣, "A Cursed Marital Fate"), the novel has the Buddhist doctrine of karma and vipaka as its basic motif.
Paulina's marital ambition has lately been confirmed by some wandering astrologers — who are actually a group of bandits in disguise, led by Frapolo.
Several pundits stated that Edwards was "fair game" for reporting on the allegations because he had been recently identified as a potential candidate for vice president or attorney general for Obama, and that Edwards himself had made his marital fidelity an issue in his campaign.
Sex is increasingly considered something personal and can now be differentiated from a traditional system that featured legalized marital sex and legal controls over childbirth.
She also blames the church "for her inability to enjoy marital intercourse, for her three failed marriages, for her attempted suicide, and for the two months she spent in a psychiatric institution".
Some of his books are scholarly texts written for an audience of colleagues, others are for students, some are for individuals and couples who are trying to find happiness in their marital and family relationships.
Style of clothes reflected marital status and age of its owner.
The attacker, 42-year old Asher Dahan of El'ad, was said to have been unhappy with marital advice the rabbi had given him.
The Bible reflects the patriarchal worldview and often refers to the practice of polygamy, a common marital practice in ancient times.
The color is associated with purity, as well as with sexuality in marital relationships through its connection to heat and fertility.
The cottage became their first marital home, still shared with William's sister Dorothy and now also with Mary's sister Sara.
The gambling habit of lawyer Steve Flood (Dean Martin) is beginning to get on the nerves of his wife Melanie (Lana Turner), who initially suspects him of marital infidelity.
The government officials argued that the contract of marriage presumes consent to sex and that criminalising marital rape in turn would weaken family values in India.
The marital conflict is where Fleming believes the book took "a metafictional turn".
The marital separation request was submitted in October 1973 and Miss Moffo settled in their New York home, where she already spent most of her time.
The new principles reflect a greater respect for human rights, a protection of marital freedom, and a change in the governmental function with regards to sexual issues.
The pre-marital physical, which among other things once contained an indication of the woman’s virginity, is no longer obligatory.
The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 (PWDVA) which came into force in 2006, provides protection against marital rape or other forms of sexual perversions and domestic violence.
Then followed four tumultuous weeks, in which Giuliani's medical life, romantic life, marital life, and political life all collided at once in a most visible fashion.
This had long been followed in the United Kingdom for some high-ranking household staff, such as housekeepers, cooks, and nannies, who were called "Mrs." as a mark of respect regardless of marital status.
This matriarchal dominance is also seen in the marital norms of the community.
Unemployed workers are at significantly greater risk for poor physical health, greater stress, alcoholism, marital problems and even suicide.

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