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Marital status

available

adjective

not married or involved in a romantic relationship and therefore able to start a new relationship

common law

adjective

involved in a relationship that has continued long enough to be considered a marriage, even though it is not official

de facto

adjective

a de facto relationship is between two people who are officially recognized as partners without being legally married to each other

divorced

adjective

no longer married because the marriage has been legally ended

engaged

adjective

if two people are engaged, they have formally agreed to get married

estranged

adjective

an estranged husband or wife is no longer living with their partner

fancy-free

adjective

able to behave as you like because you are not married or involved in a relationship with anyone

footloose

adjective

not married or involved in a relationship with anyone

live-in

adjective

living with someone and having a sexual relationship with them, but not married

lone

adjective

without a husband, wife, or partner

m

abbreviation

married

marital status

noun

used for asking officially whether you are married or not

married

adjective

someone who is married has been formally joined in marriage with another person

separated

adjective

no longer living with your husband, wife, or sexual partner

single

adjective

not married, or not in a romantic relationship

unattached

adjective

not married or not having a boyfriend or girlfriend

unmarried

adjective

not married

wedded

adjective

married, or legally related by marriage

widowed

adjective

if someone is widowed, their husband or wife has died

widowhood

noun

the state of being a widow or a widower

footloose and fancy-free

able to travel around and behave as you like because you are not married or involved in a relationship with anyone

just (good) friends

used for emphasizing that two people are not having a romantic relationship. People sometimes use this expression to suggest that two people really are having a romantic relationship, even though they claim they are not.

on the shelf

unlikely to find a partner or get married, usually because of being too old

spoken for

married, or in a serious relationship

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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