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Sentence count:20Posted:2017-03-24Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: roly-polyhardly anysundrylaundryall and sundrylaw of supply and demandpolypolygonMeaning: ['pɑlɪ'ændrɪ /'pɒl-]  n. having more than one husband at a time. 
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1. There might, however, be other advantages to polyandry.
2. Men live in polygyny, while women in polyandry.
3. But to allow polygyny but not polyandry would be to discriminate against women.
4. Honeybee is polyandry and eusocial-insect that they produce by colony fission and swarming who communicate with dancing and pheromone.
5. Polyandry alone is lacking - it took human beings to achieve that.
6. Women practicing polyandry no longer needed to worry about stoning, either, thanks to Urukagina's devotion to equality, personal freedom, and social justice.
7. They practice what is known as fraternal polyandry -- where the brothers of one family marry the same woman.
8. Polyandry has been practiced here for centuries, but in a single generation it has all but vanished.
9. She is also suspected of polyandry after she remarried in 2005 even though she knew her husband was still alive, police said.
10. McLennan knew only three forms of marriage: polygyny, polyandry and monogamy.
11. "Over time, Tibetan polyandry has been outlawed, so it is difficult to measure the incidence of polyandry in what may have been the world's most "polyandrous" society.
12. Given the fact of polyandry, the woman understandably had the right "to name the child" – to identify the father and therefore the child's surname.
13. The present-day breeding habits of some birds give us a reasonably good idea of how polyandry evolved.
14. Might that be one small reason among many larger ones explaining why polygyny has been much more common than polyandry?
15. The English lawyers counter-attacked by checking birth dates, marriage dates, and identifying children born by polygamy and polyandry.
16. Although the society of the Lahaul Valley is patrilineal, the practice of polyandry gave women considerable sway over many matters.
17. If sex ratios are as important as Mr Wei's argues, the only way the Chinese can restore global financial order is to either import women from other countries, export men, or promote polyandry.
18. Because we had a system of marriage similar to polygamy and serial polyandry,[Sentence dictionary] no one knew who the father of a child was except the mother of the child.
19. Devi is a ghost of another time, one of a shrinking handful of people who still live in families here that follow the ancient practice of polyandry.
20. Thus, what we find is just what was to be expected if the account we have offered of the origin of polyandry was correct.
More similar words: roly-polyhardly anysundrylaundryall and sundrylaw of supply and demandpolypolygonpolyglotpolygamymonopolyoligopolypolytheismpolygraphpolynomialpolytheisticpolysyllabicnatural monopolygovernment monopolyhalyarddrydry uptawdrydry landdrying uphigh and drybanyanaryanby and byholy
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