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prenuptial agreement

noun
1.
Law. a contract between two people who are about to marry regarding their respective property and support rights upon termination of the marriage by divorce or death, and sometimes regarding property rights during the marriage.
Also called antenuptial agreement.
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Examples for prenuptial agreement
  • The filing also stated that the couple had a prenuptial agreement.
  • Prior to entering the decree, the trial court had invalidated a prenuptial agreement between the parties.
  • One day before the wedding, the parties executed a prenuptial agreement.
  • The parties entered a valid prenuptial agreement on the same day, prior to the marriage ceremony.
British Dictionary definitions for prenuptial agreement

prenuptial agreement

noun
1.
a contract made between a man and woman before they marry, agreeing on the distribution of their assets in the event of divorce
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Contemporary definitions for prenuptial agreement
noun

a written contract between two people who are about to marry, setting out terms concerning division of assets, earnings, and property if the marriage is later dissolved; also called [prenup, [antenuptial agreement], premarital agreement

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