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avioliitto

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avio- (marital) +‎ liitto (union)

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avioliitto

  1. marriage (union between people, most often a man and a woman, that creates a family tie and carries legal and/or social rights and responsibilities)
    Isovanhempieni avioliitto kesti 40 vuotta.
    My grandparents' marriage lasted for forty years.
  2. (by extension) marriage (close union).
    Ruokalistamme perustuu ranskalaisen keittön ja paikallisten raaka-aineiden avioliitolle.
    Our menu is based on a marriage of French cuisine and local ingredients.
  3. (by extension) marriage (joining of two (or more) parts).

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