Marriage-of-convenience meaning

A marriage or joint undertaking arranged for political, economic, or social benefit rather than from personal attachment.
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Marriage entered into from calculated self-interest or expediency.
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A marriage motivated by some reason other than love; especially one conducted to obtain entry or residence rights in a country.
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Origin of marriage-of-convenience

  • A caqlue of French mariage de convenance.
    From Wiktionary