decree absolutenoun [ S ]uk /dɪˌkriː ˈæb.sə.luːt/ us /dɪˌkriː ˈæb.sə.luːt/ specialized
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- Both the decree nisi and the decree absolute were granted.
- How this was arranged I do not know, but the decree nisi and the decree absolute were granted without any difficulties arising.
- Norman is getting a divorce—the decree absolute will be granted in March next.
- This mode of procedure was, of course, a most expensive one, and during the seventeenth century but three decrees absolute were granted, the parties in each belonging to the peerage and the cause being the same.