pre nuptial

prenuptial

[pree-nuhp-shuhl, ‐chuhl]
adjective
before marriage.

Origin:
1865–70; pre- + nuptial


See nuptial.
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prenuptial (priːˈnʌpʃəl, -tʃəl)
 
adj
occurring or existing before marriage: a prenuptial agreement

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prenuptial
1869, from pre- + nuptial (q.v.). Prenuptial agreement first recorded 1916.
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