Meaning of “divorce” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /dɪˈvɔːs/
Extra Examples
She filed for divorce from her husband.Ian's just gone through a messy divorce.Their marriage ended in divorce.Divorce rates are increasing.She's started divorce proceedings.

B1 the official ending of a marriage:

My parents are getting a divorce.
divorce verb [ I, T ]


She's divorcing her husband.

(Definition of “divorce” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)