prenuptial

[ pree-nuhp-shuhl, ‐chuhl ]
/ priˈnʌp ʃəl, ‐tʃəl /

adjective

before marriage.

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Origin of prenuptial

First recorded in 1865–70; pre- + nuptial

pronunciation note for prenuptial

See nuptial.
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British Dictionary definitions for prenuptial

prenuptial
/ (priːˈnʌpʃəl, -tʃəl) /

adjective

occurring or existing before marriagea prenuptial agreement
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