[ US /dɪˈvɔɹs/ ]
[ UK /dɪvˈɔːs/ ]
NOUN
  1. the legal dissolution of a marriage
VERB
  1. get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage
    The couple divorced after only 6 months
  2. part; cease or break association with
    She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president
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How To Use divorce In A Sentence

  • Our economy is unbalanced, money is in excess supply, and its circulation is completely divorced from the circulation of goods. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy
  • You may not be able to hurry love, but it seems you can speed up divorce proceedings with the push of a button. Times, Sunday Times
  • In Britain, one in every three marriages now ends in divorce.
  • The husband is required to return these assets to the wife at the end of the marriage; should the woman be divorced or should the husband predecease the wife, these assets return to her and she is to be compensated for any damage caused to them. Marriage.
  • The court granted her a decree of divorce.
  • My parents divorced nearly 50 years ago. Times, Sunday Times
  • The news of our teacher's divorce quickly circulated round the school.
  • Divorce is never the fault of one partner; it takes two.
  • But it would mean the divorcement of credit from the money mechanism, the cessation of the use of credit instruments as media of exchange.
  • After her 19th birthday her thrice - divorced manager, afraid that her encroaching adulthood might impede her careerist progress, began to woo her.
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