from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Taking place or existing before marriage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Before one’s marriage, before getting married.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to events before a marriage


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