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polygamous

adjective engaging in bigamy, engaggng in unlawful marriage, having multiple husbands, having multiple wives, having plurality of wives or husbands, praccicing plural marriage
Associated concepts: bigamy, monogamy
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Transcripts for five additional expert witnesses working in the fields of public administration, clinical psychology, and children's rights advocacy were likewise coded using TAMS Analyzer, as were the transcripts of first-hand accounts provided by men and women from polygamous communities who gave testimony in court either via prerecorded videos (11 individuals) or in person (eight individuals).
195) Under the federal standards in Malaysia, a judge must be satisfied that: (a) the polygamous marriage is just and necessary; (b) the husband can support all of his existing dependents; (c) the husband will accord equal treatment; and (d) not cause harm to the existing wife or wives or lower their standard of living.
Kody and his wives -- Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn -- said they hope the landmark ruling stands and enables other polygamous families in Utah to live open and free without fear.
For example, polygamy's critics frequently highlight the sexual exploitation of underage girls and the general inequality and abuse women face in polygamous communities to underscore polygamy's immorality.
However, most of the new generation of educated women do not rush into getting married and refuse to accept a polygamous set-up.
More than 20% of married women in West and East Africa are in polygamous relationships.
Treating second and subsequent partners in polygamous relationships as separate claimants could mean that polygamous households receive more under Universal Credit than under the current rules," the Daily Mail quoted the paper, as stating.
I have identified ten main negative emotional states that woman experience in a polygamous marriage," Dr Raddawi said.
The victims were Hamed's three sisters and Mohammad Shafia's first wife in a polygamous marriage.
The victims were three of Hamed's younger sisters and Mohammad Shafia's first wife in a polygamous marriage.
Rhine Ellery is 16 and has only four years left to live when she is kidnapped by the Gatherers and forced into a polygamous marriage.
ON the subject of marriage, no one knows how many polygamous ones there are in the UK.