prenuptial agreement

noun

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

1882

First Known Use of prenuptial agreement

1882


PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

prenuptial agreement

noun

Definition of prenuptial agreement for English Language Learners

  • 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


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prenuptial agreement

noun pre·nup·tial agreement \prē-ˈnəp-shəl-, -chəl-\

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