jointure

Definitions of jointure
  1. noun
    the act of making or becoming a single unit
    synonyms: conjugation, unification, union, uniting
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    disunion
    the termination or destruction of union
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    coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination
    the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
    reunification, reunion
    the act of coming together again
    tribalisation, tribalization
    the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis
    umbrella
    having the function of uniting a group of similar things
    homecoming
    an annual school or university reunion for graduates
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    combination, combining, compounding
    the act of combining things to form a new whole
  2. noun
    (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
    synonyms: legal jointure
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    estate
    everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
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