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OUT OF WEDLOCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does out of wedlock mean? 

OUT OF WEDLOCK (adverb)
  The adverb OUT OF WEDLOCK has 2 senses:

1. of biological parents not married to each other
2. of unwed parents

  Familiarity information: OUT OF WEDLOCK used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OUT OF WEDLOCK (adverb)


Sense 1out of wedlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of biological parents not married to each other

Synonyms:

out of wedlock; illegitimately

Context example:

this child was born illegitimately


Sense 2out of wedlock [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of unwed parents

Synonyms:

outside marriage; out of wedlock

Context example:

he was born out of wedlock


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