divorce verb Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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divorceverb [I/T]

 us   /dɪˈvɔrs, -ˈvoʊrs/
to cause a marriage to a husband or wife to end by an official or legal process, or to have a marriage ended in this way: [T] Ford divorced his wife, Anne, in 1964, and married Cristina a year later. [T] They didn’t get divorced (= end their marriage legally) until 2007.
divorce
noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈvɔrs, -ˈvoʊrs/
[C] Both of them agreed to the divorce.
Translations of “divorce”
in Arabic طَلاق…
in Korean 이혼…
in Malaysian penceraian…
in French divorce…
in Turkish boşanma…
in Italian divorzio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人們, 離婚…
in Russian развод…
in Polish rozwód…
in Vietnamese sự ly hôn…
in Spanish divorcio…
in Portuguese divórcio…
in Thai การหย่าร้าง…
in German die Scheidung…
in Catalan divorci…
in Japanese 離婚…
in Indonesian perceraian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人们, 离婚…
(Definition of divorce verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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