prenuptial


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pre·nup·tial

 (prē-nŭp′shəl, -chəl)
adj.
Before marriage or a wedding: a prenuptial celebration.
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prenuptial

(priːˈnʌpʃəl; -tʃəl)
adj
occurring or existing before marriage
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pre•nup•tial

(priˈnʌp ʃəl, -tʃəl)

adj.
before marriage: a prenuptial agreement.
[1865–70]
pron: See nuptial.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prenuptial - relating to events before a marriageprenuptial - relating to events before a marriage; "prenuptial agreement"
postnuptial - relating to events after a marriage
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Translations

prenuptial

[ˌpriːˈnʌpʃəl]
B. CPD prenuptial agreement Ncontrato m matrimonial
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prenuptial

adjvor der Hochzeit
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Prenuptial agreements are no longer reserved for the rich and famous.
Taking charge of the prenuptial bridal celebrations, she resolves to give her pal and accompanying bridesmaids the time of their lives, but as her efforts slide into chaos she finds the wife of the groom's boss is keen to usurp her position.
His father suggested preparing a prenuptial agreement this time.
DEAR ANNIE: I want to add a cautionary tale to the recommendation you gave "Wedding Jitters'' about a prenuptial agreement.
A legal source told Daily Star that it might look as if the 82.8 million pounds prenuptial agreement was heavily weighted in Kardashians' favor but that was actually not the case.
In such cases, the couple often signs a prenuptial agreement prior to the marriage.
He treated her children as if they were his own and never asked her to sign a prenuptial agreement, despite his wealth.
If you want to limit this aspect of marriage you could draw up a prenuptial agreement.
Margaret Klaw's Keeping It Civil explains how the modern family, gay marriage, reproductive rights, and ever-changing culture have affected societal constructs, custody cases, prenuptial agreements, and how family law operates.
Before their wedding they signed a prenuptial agreement.
Q.I have heard a lot of people talk about prenuptial agreements but I thought that this was something that was only done in America and Europe.