marriage brokerage


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Synonyms for marriage brokerage

a business that arranges marriage contracts

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During the Middle Ages, marriage brokerage was the term most commonly used.
The next instance of marriage brokerage emerged during the nineteenth century in the United States.
During the 1980s, more marriage brokerage agencies established themselves in the United States.
Radical transformation of marriage brokerage has occurred from the first instances of it to the current practices.
These two murders sparked the push for stricter regulation of marriage brokerage. Today, most mail-order bride Web sites have a seal on their home page to signify their compliance with IMBRA.
The newspaper quoted the police of Handan as saying international matchmaking services and cross-border marriage brokerages were illegal, and the case may be related to human trafficking.
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