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  1. in the right sequence; in the correct order
  2. in the brahminical social mores, used to refer to the marriage between a man of a “higher” caste and a woman of a “lower” caste, the “higher” position of the man in relation to the “lower” position of the woman regarded as the “naturally correct” sequence or order in a patriarchal and essentially misogynistic worldview (M. Sańhitā).