bigamy

  1. having more than one spouse at a time
  2. the offense of having two or more wives or husbands living at the same time

Bigamy

In cultures that practice marital monogamy, bigamy is the act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another. Bigamy is a crime in most western countries, and when it occurs in this context often neither the first nor second spouse is aware of the other. In countries that have bigamy laws, consent from a prior s...
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bigamy

marrying a second wife/husband while the first was still living (divorces permitting remarriage could only be granted by private Acts of Parliament); a *felony
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Bigamy

• (n.) The offense of marrying one person when already legally married to another.
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Bigamy

(n) Bigamy is the practice of having more than one living spouse at a time. when one party to a marriage is legally married and not separated legally , then the second marriage is bigamous and hence void.
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bigamy

noun the offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred
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Bigamy

Big'a·my noun [ Middle English bigamie , from Latin bigamus twice married; bis twice + Greek ... marriage; probably akin to Skt. jāmis related, and Latin gemini twins, the root meaning to bind , join : confer French bigamie . Co...
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bigamy

bigamy (bi'gumē) , crime of marrying during the continuance of a lawful marriage. Bigamy is not committed if a prior marriage has been terminated by a divorce or a decree of nullity of marriage. In the United States if a husband or wife is absent and unheard of for seven (or in some states...
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bigamy

bigamy 1. Marriage with a second wife or husband during the lifetime of the first; the crime of having two wives or husbands at the same time. 2. The crime of marrying someone while being legally married to someone else. 3. In law, the criminal offense of willfully and knowingly contracting a second marriage (or going through the form of a second m...
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Bigamy

Criminal offense of having two or more wives or husbands at the same time.
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bigamy

having two spouses at the same time
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bigamy

In law, the offence of marrying a person while already lawfully married to another. In some countries marriage to more than one wife or husband is lawful. ...
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bigamy

In law, the offence of marrying a person while already lawfully married to another. In some countries marriage to more than one wife or husband is lawful; see also polygamy
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Bigamy

One male mates is mated with two or more females.
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Bigamy

The condition of having two spouses at the same time. A marriage in which one of the parties is already legally married is bigamous and usually therefore void. In most states, if the bigamy was intentional, it is also a crime.
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bigamy

[n] - having more than one spouse at a time 2. [n] - the offense of having two or more wives or husbands living at the same time
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