Definition of Antenuptial

1. Adjective. Relating to events before a marriage. "Prenuptial agreement"

Exact synonyms: Premarital, Prenuptial
Partainyms: Wedding, Wedding, Wedding
Antonyms: Postnuptial

Definition of Antenuptial

1. a. Preceding marriage; as, an antenuptial agreement.

Definition of Antenuptial

1. Adjective. Occurring before marriage; prenuptial. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antenuptial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antenuptial

antennae
antennaed
antennal
antennaless
antennalike
antennapedia
antennapedia complex
antennary
antennas
antenniferous
antenniform
antennular
antennule
antennules
antennæ
antenuptial (current term)
anteorbital
antepaenultimate
antepartum
antepaschal
antepast
antepasts
antependia
antependium
antependiums
antepenult
antepenultima
antepenultimas
antepenultimate
antepenultimately

Literary usage of Antenuptial

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1. Commentaries on the Roman-Dutch Law by Simon van Leeuwen, Hugo Grotius (1886)
"Of antenuptial contract and its effect. Free, choice of the wife of adhering or ... Of tho prohibition stipulated in the antenuptial contract against tho ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"We use the language of the text-writers without meaning to imply that it is appropriate, or that antenuptial and postnuptial settlements constitute two ..."

3. Commentaries on the Law of Wills: Embracing Execution, Interpretation and by John E. Alexander (1918)
"antenuptial Agreements. Generally speaking, the personal rights, duties and obligations arising out of the marriage relation are those fixed and determined ..."

4. Digest of the Scottish Law of Conveyancing: Moveable Rights by John Craigie (1888)
"antenuptial CONTRACTS. THE principal object of a marriage-contract is the ... By an antenuptial contract of marriage, spouses can settle their rights and ..."

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