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tenaim

[ Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tuh-nah-yim, -naw-; Sephardic Hebrew tuh-nah-eem ]
/ Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew, English təˈnɑ yɪm, -ˈnɔ-; Sephardic Hebrew tə nɑˈim /
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Judaism.
the terms of a Jewish marriage, as the wedding date, amount of the bride's dowry, etc., or an agreement containing such terms, made by the parents of an engaged couple at the engagement party.
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Origin of tenaim

Literally, “agreements”
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