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Definition of intermarry verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intermarry
    he / she / it intermarries
    past simple intermarried
    -ing form intermarrying
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  1. 1[intransitive] to marry someone of a different race or from a different country or a different religious group Blacks and whites often intermarried (= married each other). intermarry with somebody They were not forbidden to intermarry with the local people.
  2. 2[intransitive] to marry someone within your own family or group cousins who intermarry
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noun [uncountable, countable] intermarriage between blacks and whites
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