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alimonynoun [U]

us   /ˈæl·əˌmoʊ·ni/
a regular amount of money that a court of law orders a person to pay to his or her partner after a divorce (= marriage that has legally ended) or a legal separation
(Definition of alimony from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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alimonynoun [U]

uk   /ˈæl.ɪ.mə.ni/ us   /ˈæl.ə.moʊ.ni/
a regular amount of money that a law court orders a person to pay to his or her partner after a divorce (= the legal ending of a marriage)
(Definition of alimony from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alimonynoun [U]

uk   /ˈælɪməni/ us  
LAW a regular amount of money that a court of law orders a person to pay to their previous wife or husband after a divorce: alimony payments
(Definition of alimony from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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