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An example use of marriage in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… so they're a partnership in marriage but …”
Marriage is the social, legal, and religious act or ceremony by which two people are united in a monogamous relationship.
the word marriage occurs in english on average 78.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.