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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: jointure(0.01373 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to jointure.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage
settlement in lieu of a dower [syn: legal jointure]
2: the act of making or becoming a single unit; “the union of
opposing factions”; “he looked forward to the unification
of his family for the holidays” [syn: union, unification,
uniting, conjugation] [ant: disunion]
English → English (gcide)
Jointure \Join"ture\, n. [F. jointure a joint, orig., a joining,
L. junctura, fr. jungere to join. See Join, and cf.
1. A joining; a joint. [Obs.]
2. (Law) An estate settled on a wife, which she is to enjoy
after husband's decease, for her own life at least, in
satisfaction of dower.
The jointure that your king must make,
Which with her dowry shall be counterpoised. --Shak.
Jointure \Join"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jointured; p. pr. &
vb. n. Jointuring.]
To settle a jointure upon.