- consummation of marriage
full sexual intercourse between married persons after their marriage by the insertion of the penis into the vagina. Inability to consummate because of impotence or refusal to consummate is a ground for nullity of the marriage.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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