born out of wedlock

born out of wedlock
born to an unmarried mother. •

The child was born out of wedlock.

In the city many children are born out of wedlock.

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{adj. phr.} Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. * /Sometimes when a married couple can't have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock./ * /Today we no longer make fun of children born out of wedlock./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • born out of wedlock — {adj. phr.} Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. * /Sometimes when a married couple can t have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock./ * /Today we no longer make fun of children born out of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • born\ out\ of\ wedlock — adj. phr. Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. Sometimes when a married couple can t have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock. Today we no longer make fun of children born out of wedlock …   Словарь американских идиом

  • born out of wedlock — ► born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents. Main Entry: ↑wedlock …   English terms dictionary

  • born out of wedlock — born outside of a marriage, born to two people who are not married to each other …   English contemporary dictionary

  • born out of wedlock — Born to an unmarried female; born to a married female but begotten during the continuance of the marriage status by one other than her husband. State v Coliton, 73 ND 582, 17 NW2d 546, 156 ALR 1403. Anno: 156 ALR 1411 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • born out of wedlock — Children whose parents are not, and have not been, married to each other regardless of marital status of either parent with respect to another. State v. Coliton, 73 N.D. 582, 17 N.W.2d 546, 549, 552. See illegitimate …   Black's law dictionary

  • child born out of wedlock — index bastard Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • children born out of wedlock — bastards, children born out of adultery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acknowledgment of child born out of wedlock — See acknowledgment of paternity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • out of wedlock — adverb 1. of biological parents not married to each other this child was born illegitimately • Syn: ↑illegitimately • Ant: ↑legitimately (for: ↑illegitimately) • Derived from ad …   Useful english dictionary


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