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prenuptial agreement

noun

Simple Definition of prenuptial agreement

  • law : an official agreement that two people make before they marry in which they state how much of each other's property each will receive if they divorce or if one of them dies

Full Definition of prenuptial agreement

  1. :  an agreement made between a man and a woman before marrying in which they give up future rights to each other's property in the event of divorce or death —called also pre*nup, \ˈprē-ˌnəp\ prenuptial

1978

First Known Use of prenuptial agreement

1978


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