prenuptial

[ pree-nuhp-shuh l, ‐chuh l ]
/ priˈnʌp ʃəl, ‐tʃəl /

adjective

before marriage.

Origin of prenuptial

First recorded in 1865–70; pre- + nuptial

Pronunciation note

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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