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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: espousal(0.00979 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to espousal.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast [syn: bridal]
2: the act of becoming betrothed or engaged [syn: betrothal]
3: the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception;
“its adoption by society”; “the proposal found wide
acceptance” [syn: adoption, acceptance, acceptation]
English → English (gcide)
Espousal \Es*pous"al\, n. [OF. espousailles, pl., F.
['e]pousailles, L. sponsalia, fr. sponsalis belonging to
betrothal or espousal. See Espouse, and cf. Sponsal,
1. The act of espousing or betrothing; especially, in the
plural, betrothal; plighting of the troths; a contract of
marriage; sometimes, the marriage ceremony.
2. The uniting or allying one's self with anything;
maintenance; adoption; as, the espousal of a quarrel.
The open espousal of his cause. --Lord Orford.