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prenuptial agreement

noun [C] uk   (informal prenup,   /ˈpriːnʌp/   ) us  
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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