Antenuptial agreement



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Law. a contract between two people who are about to marry regarding their respective property and support rights upon termination of the marriage by divorce or death, and sometimes regarding property rights during the marriage.
noun
a contract made between a man and woman before they marry, agreeing on the distribution of their assets in the event of divorce
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a written contract between two people who are about to marry, setting out terms concerning division of assets, earnings, and property if the marriage is later dissolved; also called [prenup, [antenuptial agreement], premarital agreement

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