Bride-price meaning

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A payment in the form of money, property, or other valuable asset that is made by or on behalf of a prospective husband to the bride's family in certain cultures or societies.
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A sum of money or other valuables paid by a bridegroom or on his behalf to the family of the bride, in some cultures.
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Alternative spelling of bride price.
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In some cultures, money and property given to a prospective bride's family by the prospective groom and his family.
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