postnuptial
adjective Date: 1807 made or occurring after marriage or mating

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Postnuptial — Post*nup tial, a. [Pref. post + nuptial.] Being or happening after marriage; as, a postnuptial settlement on a wife. Kent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postnuptial — [pōst΄nup′shəl, pōst΄nup′chəl] adj. [ POST + NUPTIAL] happening or done after marriage postnuptially adv …   English World dictionary

  • postnuptial — postnuptially, adv. /pohst nup sheuhl, cheuhl/, adj. subsequent to marriage: postnuptial adjustments. [1800 10; POST + NUPTIAL] Pronunciation. See nuptial. * * * …   Universalium

  • postnuptial — adjective Subsequent to marriage. They made a postnuptial agreement regarding their bank account …   Wiktionary

  • postnuptial — /poʊstˈnʌpʃəl/ (say pohst nupshuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to the period after marriage. –noun 2. → postnuptial agreement. Also, post nuptial; Colloquial, postnup …   Australian English dictionary

  • postnuptial — pəʊst nÊŒpʃl adj. following marriage, occurring after marriage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postnuptial — adjective 1》 occurring in or relating to the period after marriage. 2》 Zoology occurring in or relating to the period after mating …   English new terms dictionary

  • postnuptial — post·nuptial …   English syllables

  • postnuptial — post•nup•tial [[t]poʊstˈnʌp ʃəl, tʃəl[/t]] adj. subsequent to marriage • Etymology: 1800–10 post•nup′tial•ly, adv. pron: See nuptial …   From formal English to slang

  • postnuptial — After marriage …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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