Definition of marriage settlement in English:

marriage settlement

Line breaks: mar|riage settle|ment

noun

British
  • A legal arrangement by which property is given or secured when a couple get married: the lawyers had gathered to draw up the marriage settlement
    More example sentences
    • There is, in my judgment, no doubt that the court has power to rectify a settlement notwithstanding that it is a voluntary settlement and not the result of a bargain, such as an ante-nuptial marriage settlement.
    • It is about settlement, either what it calls a voluntary settlement or a marriage settlement.
    • The requirement was satisfied because the rogue solicitor held both the funds credited to his client account and those from his own marriage settlement, in a fiduciary capacity.

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