English to Slovenian Meaning :: dowry

Dowry :
doto
dota - dotodowriesdoto
 
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Noun(1) money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage

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(1) The amount of the dowry is determined through negotiations between the families of the engaged.(2) Elizabeth's dowry was to be Ôö¼├║45,000 in diamonds(3) Olivia informs him that he cannot touch her dowry , that the money is for Joey and any other children they might have.(4) When girls were going to get married their fathers had to give their future husband a dowry .(5) The bride brings a dowry to the marriage usually consisting of household goods and her own clothing.(6) In the past, marriages were arranged and women brought a dowry to the marriage.(7) The Elector was broke and couldn't afford to pay the agreed dowry , but he wanted the money such a marriage would be sure to bring his way.(8) The bride was given a dowry of three thousand livres in ready money, a third of it reserved for the couple's communal use.(9) He had no doubt that his father must have allotted a large amount of money to her for her dowry .(10) If he had a son, he would try to make good his loss by claiming a hefty dowry in his marriage.(11) Additionally, the government does not recognize forced marriage or dowries paid to the mother's family to legitimize the marriage.(12) Brides are expected to bring substantial dowries with them and to defer to their husbands in most matters.(13) Even freed slaves carry the taint of their hereditary status, and their former masters or parents' masters may claim some or all of their income, property and dowries .(14) Add to these resources the landed endowments of widows, whether dowers or dowries , and it can be seen that Edward's control over marriage was of key importance for his patronage programme.(15) Despite the physical and spiritual barriers of the cloister, nuns used their dowries and other property interests to exercise fiscal influence and autonomy.(16) Middle-class families needed capital and credit, and marriage had considerable importance in bringing in funds through dowries and marriage settlements, and giving access to credit networks.
Synonyms
Noun
1. marriage settlement ::
poravnava poroka
3. dot ::
dot
Different Forms
dowries, dowry
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and promised me
the girl\'s weight in silver as a dowry.

and promised me the girl's weight in silver as a DOWRY.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9


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