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Synonyms for polygamous

having more than one mate at a time


having several forms of gametoecia on the same plant

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To ameliorate these heightened marriage penalty and secondary earner problems, Congress could create alternative brackets applicable to polygamous taxpayers.
Husbands and wives were asked about their demographic characteristics, fertility history, fertility desires, perceptions of spousal fertility desires and contraceptive use; men in polygamous marriages answered these questions separately for each wife.
I have identified ten main negative emotional states that woman experience in a polygamous marriage," Dr Raddawi said.
This Note explores the immigration bar's disproportionate effect on the foreign wives of polygamous immigrants.
In 2010, a study by a Muslim activist group found men in polygamous relationships find it difficult to meet the needs of all their wives and children, and that the result is often unhappy and cash-strapped families.
Many Muslim women escape to Canada to get away from the polygamous rules of Islam, thinking that they can be free in our country.
According to the Attorney General's Office, the embattled leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - the polygamous Mormon breakaway sect whose Eldorado ranch was raided by child welfare officials in 2008 - is in San Angelo.
This could also expand in scope to include members of polygamous Muslim communities.
She also warned that children from poor, polygamous families were more likely to enter a life of crime - with some men having up to six children with each wife, but failing to provide their basic needs.
On the eve of his state visit to the UK, Mr Zuma accused the British media of thinking "their culture is more superior than others" after comments on his polygamous lifestyle.
The president has caused controversy around the world with his polygamous ways.
Rohaya and her family, which has produced 17 children aged between seven and 21, are among growing numbers of Malaysians entering into polygamous marriages, a phenomenon that observers say is linked to rising "Islamisation".
The opportunity to read and review this book was a welcome treat not only because of a personal, rarely-indulged interest in colonial history, but more because of this book's relevance to my current research on polygamous marriages in Canada.
South African law recognises traditional polygamous marriages.
15) On the contrary, there is evidence that lower rates of transmission are present in traditional polygamous communities.