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English definition of “grow apart”

grow apart

(also grow away from sb) phrasal verb with grow     /ɡrəʊ/ US  /ɡroʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
If two people in a close relationship grow apart or if they grow away from each other, they gradually begin to have a less close relationship , usually because they no longer have the same interests and want the same things: There was nobody else involved , we just grew apart .Ending relationships and divorce
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