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Consummate

To carry into completion; to fulfill; to accomplish.

A COMMON-LAW MARRIAGE is consummated when the parties live in a manner intended to bring about public recognition of their relationship as HUSBAND AND WIFE.

To consummate an agreement is to carry it out completely, as in a consummated sale. It is to bring to completion whatever was either intended or undertaken to be done.

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