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le·gal join·ture

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  1. jointure, legal jointurenoun

    (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower


  1. legal jointure

    A legal jointure refers to a provision made by a husband for his wife whereby she is granted an estate or property that provides for her maintenance and livelihood in the event of his death. This often serves as her protection, ensuring she receives necessary financial support even after his demise. This term is most commonly used in the context of English law and historically was often arranged at the time of marriage as part of the marriage contract or settlement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legal jointure in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legal jointure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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