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Gender-neutral synonym for “поженились”

As far as I know, "married" (man) is женатый (short form женат) and "married" (woman) is замужняя (short form замужем). Likewise, the verb "to marry" with a man as the subject is жениться/пожениться ...
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Why does Russian have three words for marriage?

They are свадьба, женитьба, and замужество. According to wiktionary, женитьба is marriage from a man's perspective (despite being feminine) and замужество a woman's (despite being neuter). Is it ...