Definition of Marriage settlement

1. Noun. A prenuptial agreement or contract.

Exact synonyms: Marriage Contract
Generic synonyms: Contract



Lexicographical Neighbors of Marriage Settlement

marriage certificate
marriage certificates
marriage contract
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 (current term)
marriage therapy
marriageability
marriageable
marriageableness
marriageables
marriageably
marriageless
marriagelike
marriages
marriages of convenience
marrie
married
married couple
married couples

Literary usage of Marriage settlement

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

1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"Limitations in a marriage settlement in favour of the issue of a second marriage by the settlor, held good against a purchaser for a valuable consideration ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"Rescission or Avoidance of a marriage settlement. ... A marriage settlement is to be construed by the law existing at the time of its execution. 73 Ga. 575. ..."

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