Meaning of “estranged” in the English Dictionary

"estranged" in British English

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estrangedadjective

uk /ɪˈstreɪndʒd/ 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 your family or friends, you have had a serious argument with them and are no longer friendly with them:

It's sad to see someone estranged from their parents.
estrangement
noun [ C or U ] uk /ɪˈstreɪndʒ.mənt/ 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/

lacking interest in and no longer close or friendly with someone, esp. a family member or friend

(Definition of “estranged” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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