premarital

[pree-mar-i-tl]
adjective
preceding marriage.

Origin:
1885–90; pre- + marital

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premarital (priːˈmærɪtəl)
 
adj
Compare extramarital (esp of sexual relations) occurring before marriage

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Example sentences
Certainly the priest won't do the premarital counseling yet.
In addition, many who favor premarital education are members of the clergy.
More couples are getting premarital education, perhaps thinking it may give their new marriages divorce protection.
They are essentially saying no to premarital romance.
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