noun (pl) -ris
a species of eucalyptus, Eucalyptus calophylla, of Western Australia, widely cultivated for its coloured flowers
[mar-i-juh-buh l] /ˈmær ɪ dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. suitable or attractive for marriage: The handsome and successful young man was considered eminently marriageable. 2. of an age suitable for marriage: a marriageable daughter. /ˈmærɪdʒəbəl/ adjective 1. (esp of women) suitable for marriage, usually with reference to age adj. 1550s, from marriage + -able. Earlier was […]
noun 1. a person who arranges marriages, usually between strangers, for a fee.
- Marriage bureau
noun 1. an agency that provides introductions to single people seeking a marriage partner
noun 1. See under (def 7). [en-koun-ter] /ɛnˈkaʊn tər/ verb (used with object) 1. to come upon or meet with, especially unexpectedly: to encounter a new situation. 2. to meet with or contend against (difficulties, opposition, etc.): We encounter so many problems in our work. 3. to meet (a person, military force, etc.) in conflict: […]