divorcenounuk /dɪˈvɔːs/ us /-ˈvɔːrs/
divorce noun (PEOPLE)
- I'm sure my views on marriage are coloured by my parents' divorce.
- She came out of the divorce settlement a rich woman.
- Her mind flashed back to the day of their divorce.
- One common cause of homelessness is separation or divorce.
- In spite of the divorce there was no awkwardness between them - in fact they seemed very much at ease.
divorce noun (SUBJECTS)
divorceverbuk /dɪˈvɔːs/ us /-ˈvɔːrs/
divorce verb (PEOPLE)
- She divorced her husband on the grounds of mental cruelty.
- My brother's getting divorced so I'm going home for a family powwow this weekend.
- Have you heard the news about Tina and Tom? They're getting divorced.
- There is no longer any stigma to being divorced.
- My parents separated when I was six and divorced a couple of years later.
divorce verb (SUBJECTS)