Definition of antenuptial in English:

antenuptial

adjective

British
  • another term for prenuptial
    • ‘If you conclude an antenuptial contract prior to your marriage, the accrual system will apply unless expressly excluded in the contract.’
    • ‘Parties to an antenuptial agreement often agree to waive any interest in the other party's retirement benefits.’
    • ‘These quite common examples are not the only instances where antenuptial agreements are involved.’
    • ‘In the absence of an antenuptial contract, persons are deemed to be married in community of property.’
    • ‘Normally, an antenuptial agreement will deal with all of the property and rights to property of both parties.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from late Latin antenuptialis (see ante-, nuptial).

Pronunciation:

antenuptial

/antɪˈnʌpʃ(ə)l/