Definition of Marriage contract

1. Noun. A prenuptial agreement or contract.

Exact synonyms: Marriage Settlement
Generic synonyms: Contract

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marriage Contract

marriage agencies
marriage agency
marriage bed
marriage beds
marriage broker
marriage brokerage
marriage ceremony
marriage certificate
marriage certificates
marriage contract (current term)
marriage counseling
marriage counsellor
marriage finger
marriage guidance
marriage licence
marriage license
marriage lite
marriage mart
marriage of convenience
marriage offer
marriage proposal
marriage settlement
marriage therapy

Literary usage of Marriage contract

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"It adjudged that the marriage contract theretofore existing between the parties was thereby dissolved, and both parties released from the obligation of the ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"... by the darkness and disorder which it brings upon the human faculties, to make void the marriage contract, may sometimes be a perplexing question, ..."

3. Conflict of Laws, Or, Private International Law by Raleigh Colston Minor (1901)
"By the contract of marriage, or marriage contract, is meant the solemn agreement of the parties to assume the relation of man and wife, — the wedding ..."

4. The Marriage Law of England: A Practical Guide to the Legal Requirements by James Thomas Hammick (1873)
"CHAPTER I. OF THE marriage contract, AND ITS LEGAL HISTORY IN THIS COUNTRY. ... of the marriage contract 2. The English Marriage Law prior to Lord Hard- ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1898)
"A marriage contract will be declared null and void, however, where either ... Had he sufficient mental capacity to understand the marriage contract? Kern v. ..."

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