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"estranged" in British English

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estrangedadjective

uk   us   /ɪˈstreɪndʒd/
an estranged ​husband or ​wife is not now ​living with the ​person they are ​married to: his estranged ​wife formal If you are estranged from ​yourfamily or ​friends, you have had a ​seriousargument with them and are no ​longerfriendly with them: It's ​sad to ​see someone estranged fromtheirparents.
estrangement
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪˈstreɪndʒ.mənt/ formal
a ​period when you are estranged from someone, or the ​fact of being estranged
(Definition of estranged from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"estranged" in American English

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estrangedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪˈstreɪndʒd/
lackinginterest in and no ​longerclose or ​friendly with someone, esp. a ​familymember or ​friend
(Definition of estranged from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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