Definition of prenup in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈprēˌnəp/


North American informal
A prenuptial agreement.
Example sentences
  • Under California law, since the couple did not sign a prenup, earnings during the marriage are divided 50 / 50.
  • He told me that, in his experience, most of the time when one party feels unfairly treated in a prenup, the marriage ends in divorce.
  • So let this be a lesson to all: always sign a prenup.


1990s: abbreviation.

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Syllabification: pre·nup

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