What is another word for espousal?

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[ ɛspˈa͡ʊsə͡l], [ ɛspˈa‍ʊsə‍l], [ ɛ_s_p_ˈaʊ_s_əl]

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How to use "Espousal" in context?

Espousal or matrimony is a legal and social contract between a man and woman, whereby the woman pledges to be, and to continue to be, his wife. -It is a civil contract which creates an established relationship between two people, with all the rights and responsibilities that come with it. -Espousal is often mistakenly confused with marriage, which is a religious ceremony.

A wedding is a religious ceremony in which two people are united in marriage. The couple exchange vows, and afterwards a celebrant conducts a service to mark the formalisation of the contractual commitment between the couple.

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