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divorce

noun uk   /dɪˈvɔːs/  us   /-ˈvɔːrs/

divorce noun (PEOPLE)

B1 [C or U] an official or legal process to end a marriage: The last I heard they were getting a divorce. Divorce is on the increase. Ellie wants a divorce. What are the chances of a marriage ending in divorce?
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divorce noun (SUBJECTS)

[C] formal a separation: Why is there such a divorce between the arts and the sciences in this country's schools?

divorce

verb uk   /dɪˈvɔːs/  us   /-ˈvɔːrs/

divorce verb (PEOPLE)

B2 [I or T] to end your marriage by an official or legal process: She's divorcing her husband.
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divorce verb (SUBJECTS)

[T] to separate two subjects: How can you divorce the issues of environmental protection and overpopulation?
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…
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