proxy marriage
noun Date: 1900 a marriage celebrated in the absence of one of the contracting parties who is represented at the ceremony by a proxy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proxy marriage — n: a marriage performed in the absence of either the bride or groom who authorizes a proxy to represent him or her at the ceremony Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Proxy marriage — A proxy wedding or (proxy marriage) is a wedding in which the bride or groom (or both) is not physically present, usually being represented instead by another person. If both partners are absent a double proxy wedding occurs. Marriage by proxy is …   Wikipedia

  • proxy marriage — noun : a marriage that is celebrated in the absence of one of the contracting parties who however authorizes a proxy or substitute to represent him at the ceremony for the purpose of entering into marriage with the other and is valid in some,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • proxy marriage — a marriage performed between one of the two contracting parties and a proxy who has been authorized to represent the other. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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  • proxy — (Contracted from procuracy.) A person who is substituted or deputed by another to represent him and act for him, particularly in some meeting or public body. An agent representing and acting for principal. Also the instrument containing the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • marriage — Legal union of one man and one woman as husband and wife. Singer v. Kara, 11 Wash.App. 247, 522 P.2d 1187, 1193. Marriage, as distinguished from the agreement to marry and from the act of becoming married, is the legal status, condition, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • marriage — Legal union of one man and one woman as husband and wife. Singer v. Kara, 11 Wash.App. 247, 522 P.2d 1187, 1193. Marriage, as distinguished from the agreement to marry and from the act of becoming married, is the legal status, condition, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Marriage Act, 1961 (South Africa) — Marriage Act, 1961 Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the solemnization of marriages and matters incidental thereto. Citation Act No. 25 of 1961 Territor …   Wikipedia

  • Proxy wedding — A proxy wedding is a wedding where the bride or groom is not actually present and is represented by another individual. Such marriages are provided for in law or by customary practice in California, Colorado, Montana, and Texas. [… …   Wikipedia

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