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adjective     /ɪˈstreɪndʒd/
an estranged husband or wife is not now living with the person they are married to: his estranged wifeMarital status formal If you are estranged from your family or friends, you have seriously argued with them and are no longer friendly with them: It's sad to see someone estranged from their parents.Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour estrangement     /ɪˈstreɪndʒ.mənt/ noun [C or U] formal a period when you are estranged from someone, or the fact of being estrangedAnxiety and worry - general wordsFear and phobias
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