Definition of prenuptial in English:

prenuptial

Line breaks: pre|nup¦tial
Pronunciation: /priːˈnʌpʃ(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • 1Existing or occurring before marriage: prenuptial pregnancy
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    • The accusations could involve prenuptial relations, bridal pregnancy, adultery and severe maltreatment of wives and husbands also.
    • The wedding couples get head-to-toe prenuptial treatment and a special honeymoon package.
    • Of course, their road to wedded bliss has been blocked with minor annoyances - criticisms of the May-December romance, prenuptial madness, new babies, etc.
  • 1.1 Zoology Existing or occurring before mating.
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    • Finally, the honey buzzards, young griffon vultures and hobbies mark the end of the spring or prenuptial migration, around the end of June.
    • Just let me show you a male and a female worm in a prenuptial mating display.

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