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07:53 Jul 2, 2002
English to French translations [Non-PRO] History / history
English term or phrase:informal unions were widespread
To reinforce hierarchical divisions of status and colour, legislation was promulgated to restrict contact between groups. Relationships which crossed these divides thus became illicit, but informal union were widespread