Dowry – meaning of the word and examples

In some societies, an amount of money or property that a woman’s parents give to the man she marries. (Cambridge Dictionary)

The money, goods, or estate that a woman brings to her husband in marriage. (Merriam – Webster)

An amount of property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A woman’s dowry is the money and goods which, in some cultures, her family gives to the man that she marries. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Dowry in Thailand.

http://www.thaiembassy.com/thailand/thai-dowry.php

What Is a Wedding Dowry?

A dowry is the money or goods that a bride’s family gives to her new husband and/or his family when they are married. 

https://www.thespruce.com/what-is-a-dowry-3489481

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