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English definition of “divorce”

divorce

noun [C or U] (PEOPLE)    /dɪˈvɔːs/ US  /-ˈvɔːrs/
B1 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?Ending relationships and divorce
(Definition of divorce noun (PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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