Marriage or marriage is the solemn and ritual, where women and men are becoming spouses: husband and wife (colloquially: a husband and wife) and before the law are entitled to rights as a married couple.
After the marriage ceremony is usually followed by a celebration - a wedding or bridal. Before the wedding, usually the engagement.
In many cultures, the wedding is not limited to a short ceremony they take place over a longer period.
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