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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theymarry into
he/she/itmarries into
present participlemarrying into
past tensemarried into
past participlemarried into
  1. marry into something to become a member of a family, religion, social group etc by becoming the husband or wife of someone who already belongs to it

    Their seven daughters all married into prominent local families.

See also main entry: marry

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