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English definition of “prenuptial agreement”

prenuptial agreement

noun [C]     (informal prenup,   /ˈpriːnʌp/   )
an official document signed by two people before they get married that says what will happen to their possessions and/or children if they divorce (= officially stop being married ): He asked her to sign a prenuptial agreement when they got engaged .Official documentsMarriage, cohabitation and other relationships
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