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

  • adj. Before marriage or a wedding: a prenuptial celebration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring before marriage; antenuptial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Prior to marriage: as, a prenuptial contract.

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

  • adj. relating to events before a marriage


pre- +‎ nuptial (Wiktionary)



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