prenuptial
adjective Date: 1869 made or occurring before marriage <
a prenuptial party
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  • prénuptial — prénuptial, iale, iaux [ prenypsjal, jo ] adj. • 1932; de pré et nuptial ♦ Qui précède le mariage. Cohabitation prénuptiale. Certificat prénuptial. Examen prénuptial : visite médicale à laquelle les futurs époux doivent se soumettre. ● prénuptial …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prenupţial — PRENUPŢIÁL, Ă, prenupţiali, e, adj. Prealabil căsătoriei. ♢ Certificat prenupţial = certificat medical care atestă că viitorii soţi sunt apţi pentru căsătorie. [pr.: ţi al] – Din fr. prénuptial. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 09.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • prenuptial — (adj.) 1869, from PRE (Cf. pre ) + NUPTIAL (Cf. nuptial). Prenuptial agreement first recorded 1916 …   Etymology dictionary

  • prenuptial — adj. Before marriage. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • prenuptial — [prē nup′shəl, prē nup′chəl] adj. [ PRE + NUPTIAL] 1. before a marriage or wedding 2. Zool. before mating …   English World dictionary

  • prenuptial — adj. Prenuptial is used with these nouns: ↑agreement …   Collocations dictionary

  • prenuptial — pre•nup•tial [[t]priˈnʌp ʃəl, tʃəl[/t]] adj. before marriage: a prenuptial agreement[/ex] • Etymology: 1865–70 pron: See nuptial …   From formal English to slang

  • prenuptial — adjective relating to events before a marriage prenuptial agreement • Syn: ↑premarital, ↑antenuptial • Ant: ↑postnuptial • Pertains to noun: ↑wedding ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • prenuptial — /pree nup sheuhl, cheuhl/, adj. before marriage. [1865 70; PRE + NUPTIAL] Pronunciation. See nuptial. * * * …   Universalium

  • prenuptial — adjective Occurring before marriage; antenuptial …   Wiktionary

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