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The act of objecting to your desire to marry someone of your own choice.

Usually attributed to your parents or other elders in the family, can be expanded to include a section of society (the traditional version).

Usage

"She got married intercaste."

"Really? Her parents didn't oppose?"

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"Why he is going after someone like her? His whole community will oppose like anything!"

Added 2012-01-25 by GoodCumbany

Root

English

Region

All India