Definition of Postnuptial

1. Adjective. Relating to events after a marriage.

Antonyms: Prenuptial
Partainyms: Wedding



Definition of Postnuptial

1. a. Being or happening after marriage; as, a postnuptial settlement on a wife.

Definition of Postnuptial

1. Adjective. Subsequent to marriage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postnuptial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postnuptial

postnate
postnati
postnational
postnatural
postnecrotic
postneonatal
postneonatally
postnominal
postnominals
postnoun
postnouns
postnuclear
postnucleation
postnup
postnups
postnuptial (current term)
postobese
postoblongata
postobservation
postobservations
postocular
postoffice
postoffices
postop
postoperative
postoperatively
postops
postoral
postorbital
postorbitals

Literary usage of Postnuptial

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1. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"We use the language of the text-writers without meaning to imply that it is appropriate, or that antenuptial and postnuptial settlements constitute two ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1882)
"postnuptial Settlements distinguished from Antenuptial. — The important distinction between settlements before and settlements after marriage is that, ..."

3. Handbook on the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations by Walter Checkley Tiffany (1921)
"In the former case they are called "antenuptial settlements," and in the latter case they are called "postnuptial settlements. ..."

4. Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife, Parent and Child by James Schouler (1905)
"postnuptial settlements, therefore, must be viewed in two different aspects: ... The term " postnuptial settlements " must not confuse the reader's mind. ..."

5. Handbook on the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations by Walter Checkley Tiffany, Roger William Cooley (1909)
"postnuptial Settlements. 91-92. As against Creditors and Purchasers. ANTENUPTIAL SETTLEMENTS. 84. An antenuptial settlement or marriage settlement Is an ..."

6. The Law of Scotland in Relation to Wills and Succession: Including the by John M'Laren (1868)
"postnuptial PROVISIONS. 823. With regard to the manner in which postnuptial ... (1) In entering into a postnuptial contract the wife does not Rational post- ..."

7. The Law of Wills and Succession as Administered in Scotland: Including by John M'Laren (1894)
"postnuptial PROVISIONS. 1208. With respect to the manner in which ... In entering into a postnuptial contract the wife does Rational post- not appear in the ..."

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