post·​nup·​tial | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈnəp-shəl How to pronounce postnuptial (audio) , -chəl, nonstandard -chə-wəl \

Definition of postnuptial

: made or occurring after marriage or mating

Examples of postnuptial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Two years later, Big Boi and Sherlita privately signed a postnuptial agreement that divided up their assets and debts. Jack Irvin,, 29 June 2022 The discussion begins when Memphis asks Rawia to translate how important the conversation of a prenup (or a postnuptial agreement) is in their relationship. Kelly Wynne,, 18 Mar. 2022 Hammer plays a newlywed opposite Gal Gadot, who has brought famed detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh) onboard a postnuptial river cruise. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 21 Dec. 2021 Explore your heritage Your postnuptial travel can also be a way to explore your heritage. New York Times, 18 Dec. 2019 Much will depend on whether a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement outlining the terms of a possible split exists, according to lawyers who handle divorces for wealthy individuals. Laura Stevens And Sara Randazzo, WSJ, 9 Jan. 2019 The couple’s postnuptial visit to Augusta’s home provides some of Ms. Seymour’s most astonishing material. Abigail Deutsch, WSJ, 13 Dec. 2018 But not all postnuptial agreements hold up under scrutiny. Tom Orsborn, San Antonio Express-News, 15 Feb. 2018 To avoid post-divorce legal squabbles over student debt, couples can create a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Anna Helhoski, USA TODAY, 26 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of postnuptial

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Postnuptial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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