married couple

married couple

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  • married couple — noun two people who are married to each other (Freq. 2) his second marriage was happier than the first a married couple without love • Syn: ↑marriage, ↑man and wife • Hypernyms: ↑family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • married couple's allowance — This is calculated as 15% W £1,900 i.e. £285 in the fiscal year 1998/99. A married couple is permitted to reduce their income tax liability by £285 in the year. Note that the allowance is for the couple, not for each individual. It may all be… …   Financial and business terms

  • married couple — noun Two people who are married to each other; often a husband and wife …   Wiktionary

  • married couple — two people who are married, husband and wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Married couple's allowance — Married Couples Allowance (MCA) (£6,285 in 2007/08) is available where EITHER the husband OR the wife was born before 6 April 1935 (£6,365 if over 75). The rate used is based on the age of the older of the husband and wife. This now also applies… …   Wikipedia

  • The Last Married Couple in America — is a 1980 comedy film released in the US. It was directed by Gilbert Cates, whose most successful film Oh, God! Book II , was released in the same year. The film starred George Segal and Natalie Wood as a California couple struggling to maintain… …   Wikipedia

  • Married — Mar ried, a. 1. Being in the state of matrimony; having a spouse; wedded; as, a married man or woman; of one person. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to marriage; connubial; as, the married state; one s married name. [1913 Webster] 3. Wedded to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • couple — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. cople married couple, lovers (12c., Mod.Fr. couple), from L. copula tie, connection, from PIE *ko ap , from *ko(m) together + *ap to take, reach. Meaning broadened mid 14c. to any two things. The verb is c.1200, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Married and maiden names — Née redirects here. For other uses, see Née (disambiguation). A married name is the family name adopted by a person upon marriage. When a person assumes the family name of her spouse, the new name replaces the maiden name. The term maiden name is …   Wikipedia

  • couple — 01. I ll be ready in a [couple] of minutes. 02. Fatima and Oscar make a lovely [couple]. 03. There were just [couples] at the party. I was the only single person there. 04. The old [couple] down the street are celebrating their 50th wedding… …   Grammatical examples in English

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