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Definition of "marital" []

  • Of or relating to marriage: marital status; marital problems. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a husband. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "marital" in a sentence
  • "He uses the term "marital disruption" because one of his main points is that the official "divorce rate" does not account for the number of households in which one spouse deserted the family."
  • "While the term marital property can seem quite simple, it is a complex process and forces parties to account and document every penny that was spent in order to prove whether the property is marital or separate."
  • "I was reading in a magazine, it's what they call marital rape."