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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unsuitable partnership (especially with regard to marriage).

Usage examples (33)
  • In the country of Wild Oats, wit and humor are held in sufficient estimation to win you forgiveness for what fools call a misalliance, and what I call a princely marriage.
  • Especially when the match is something of a misalliance.
  • Later the misalliance of the princess was cautiously touched upon.
  • If Sun hoped for much from this misalliance, he was surely disappointed. for more
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