premarital

adjective pre·mar·i·tal \ ˌprē-ˈmer-ə-tᵊl , -ˈma-rə- \
variants: or less commonly pre-marital

Definition of premarital

: made or occurring before marriage
  • premarital counseling
  • premarital agreements concerning property
  • premarital sex

premaritally

or pre-maritally adverb
    • premaritally pregnant
    • cohabiting premaritally

First Known Use of premarital

1878

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premarital

adjective pre·mar·i·tal \ ˌprē-ˈmar-ət-ᵊl \

medical Definition of premarital

: existing or occurring before marriage

Law Dictionary

premarital

adjective pre·mar·i·tal \ ˌprē-ˈmar-ət-ᵊl \

legal Definition of premarital


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