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[kon-juh-guh l] /ˈkɒn dʒə gəl/

of, relating to, or characteristic of marriage:
conjugal vows.
pertaining to the relation between marriage partners.
of or relating to marriage or the relationship between husband and wife: conjugal rights

1540s, from Middle French conjugal (13c.), from Latin coniugalis “relating to marriage,” from coniunx (genitive coniugis) “spouse,” related to coniugare “to join together,” from com- “together” (see com-) + iugare “to join,” from iugum “yoke” (see jugular).
conjugal [(kon-juh-guhl)]

A descriptive term for the relationship between married persons. A conjugal family is the same as a nuclear family, composed of married parents and their children. Conjugal relatives (in-laws) trace their relations through the marriage of their respective blood relatives.


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