Marriage; nuptials. Often used in the plural.(noun)
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Use "spousal" in a sentence
"Attempted rape in spousal exception states is another good example of this."
"Anonymous said ... why is a gravy train spousal support?"
"She refers to her spousal relationship as "marital don't ask, don't tell." p."