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Marriage brokerage

LC control 85081462
Topical headingMarriage brokerage
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Variant(s)Brokage, Marriage
Brokerage, Marriage
Brokers, Marriage
See alsoArranged marriage
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Found inBritannica online, 23 June 1998: marriage (In societies with arranged marriages, the almost universal custom is that someone acts as an intermediary, or matchmaker. This person's chief responsibilty is to arrange a marriage that will be satisfactory to the two families represented)