• Definition for "diriment impediment"
    • an impediment that nullifies wedding.
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diriment impediment definition

  • adjective:
    • an impediment that nullifies wedding.
    • an impediment that nullifies wedding.
    • an impediment that nullifies relationship.
  • noun:
    • (canon legislation) an impediment that invalidates a married relationship (including the existence of a prior marriage)
    • (canon legislation) an impediment that invalidates a wedding (for instance the existence of a prior relationship)
    • (canon legislation) an impediment that invalidates a marriage (like the existence of a prior wedding)
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