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casarse por poder

English translation: get married by proxy

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Spanish term or phrase:casarse por poder
English translation:get married by proxy
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05:47 Dec 13, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: casarse por poder
The phrase "casarse por poder" is showing the way two people got married while being far apart in different parts of the world.
Haydee
Local time: 03:26
Marriage by proxy
Explanation:
Whoaa! Who does that, what if you don't like what you get!?Anyway, here are two links out of hundreds featuring "marriage by proxy". Cheers, :)
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xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 09:26
Grading comment
Thank you for all the helpful answers you've provided.
Thanks a lot to Paul Roigé who provided the noun, the verb and the links.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naTo get married by proxy
Parrot
nato get into a compelled marriage
ttagir
naGet married by proxyxxxPaul Roige
naget married by proxydelamaza
naMarriage by proxyxxxPaul Roige


  

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12 mins
Marriage by proxy


Explanation:
Whoaa! Who does that, what if you don't like what you get!?Anyway, here are two links out of hundreds featuring "marriage by proxy". Cheers, :)


    Reference: http://www.foreigndivorce.com/marriage.html
    Reference: http://www.njahs.org/researchbb/messages/91.html
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 09:26
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442
Grading comment
Thank you for all the helpful answers you've provided.
Thanks a lot to Paul Roigé who provided the noun, the verb and the links.
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13 mins
get married by proxy


Explanation:
Hi,

"por poder" means "by proxy".

Regards,

Maria-Jose

delamaza
PRO pts in pair: 8
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15 mins
Get married by proxy


Explanation:
Sorry didn't realize you wanted the verb. There it goes plus link showing it. Cheers again :)


    Reference: http://members.home.net/burfield/Gettin'%20Married.htm
xxxPaul Roige
Spain
Local time: 09:26
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan
PRO pts in pair: 442

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Valeria Vitale
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3 hrs
to get into a compelled marriage


Explanation:
Ineed, "casarse por poder" has the sense of a compelled marriage, e.g., an act which was made forcedly or without a complete agreement of both the parties.

Hope this will help:)

My regards,
Dr. T.S. Tagirov
KSU

ttagir
Local time: 11:26
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in TatarTatar
PRO pts in pair: 15
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3 hrs
To get married by proxy


Explanation:
The proxy is a document legally someone to represent the bride or groom.
Not too common in Christian weddings, but may be the norm in other societies/ religions.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 09:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
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